Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments: Formal Minutes

Wednesday 30 April 2008

Present:

David Maclean MP (Chairman)
Lord Campbell of Alloway
Lord Dykes
Mr David Kidney MP
Countess of Mar

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

The Order of Adjournment is read.

The Proceedings of Wednesday 2 April 2008 are read.

The Joint Committee deliberate.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Medical Devices (Fees Amendments) Regulations 2008 (S.I. 2008/530) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records)(Disclosure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 (S.I. 2008/542) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Rent Officers (Housing Benefit Functions) Amendment Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/587) on the ground that the instrument is defectively drafted.

Resolved, That the special attention of both Houses be drawn to the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Application to the Armed Forces) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/635) 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 Seventeenth 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.

Resolved, That the Committee meet at 3.45pm on Wednesday 7 May.

Ordered, That the Joint Committee be adjourned to 7 May.