Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments: Formal Minutes

Wednesday 23 January 2008

Present:

David Maclean MP (Chairman)
Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods MP
Mr Peter Bone MP
Lord Campbell of Alloway
Lord Dykes
Michael Jabez Foster MP
Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
Mr David Kidney MP
Lord Kimball
Countess of Mar
Lord Walpole

Peter Milledge, Mr Peter Davis and Ms Christine Cogger in attendance.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The Proceedings of Wednesday 16 January 2008 are read.

The Joint Committee deliberate.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Consumer Credit Act 2006 (Commencement No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. 2007/3300) on the ground that the preamble to the instrument is defectively drafted.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Biofuels and Hydrocarbon Oil Duties (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/3307) 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 Seventh 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 30 January.