Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments: Formal Minutes

Wednesday 26 March 2008

Present:

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

Mr Peter Davis and Mr Peter Brooksbank in attendance.

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The Proceedings of Wednesday 19 March are read.

The Joint Committee deliberate.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Local Government Pension Scheme (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2008 (S.I. 2008/238) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Local Government Pension Scheme (Administration) Regulations 2008 (S.I. 2008/239) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Healthy Start Scheme and Welfare Food (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. 2008/408) 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 Fifteenth 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 Wednesday 2 April.