Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments: Formal Minutes

Wednesday 20 February 2008

Present:

David Maclean MP (Chairman)
Mr Peter Bone MP
Lord Campbell of Alloway
Lord Dykes
Michael Jabez Foster MP
Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
Mr David Kidney MP
Countess of Mar
David Simpson MP
Lord Walpole

Peter Milledge, Mr Peter Davis and Mr Peter Brooksbank in attendance.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The Proceedings of Wednesday 6 February 2008 are read.

The Joint Committee deliberate.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Immigration and Police (Passenger, Crew and Service Information) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/5) on the ground that the instrument requires elucidation.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2008 (S.I. 2008/37) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.

Ordered, That the written evidence submitted in relation to the instruments be reported to both Houses.

A draft Report is laid before the Committee by the Chairman.

Resolved, That the Report be the Tenth Report of the Joint Committee.

Ordered, That the Chairman make the Report to the House of Commons and that the Report be made to the House of Lords.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to 27 February.