Regulatory Reform Committee

Session 2004-05        8 December 2004


Publication of report

Proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Registration of Births and Deaths) (England and Wales) Order 2004

The Regulatory Reform Committee has concluded

"That the order-making power under the Regulatory Reform Act 2001 should not be used in respect of the proposals contained in the proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Registration of Births and Deaths) (England and Wales) Order 2004, which was laid before the House on 22nd July, in the last Session of Parliament."

The Committee's full report is to be published as its Second Report of the 2004-05 Session and is expected to be published within eight working days.

The text of the report will also be available on the Committee's website from 3.30 pm on the day of publication. (www.parliament.uk/regrefcom)