Regulatory Reform Committee formal minutes session 2005-06

Tuesday 21 March

Members present:

Andrew Miller (in the Chair)
Gordon Banks
Mr Stewart Jackson
Dr Doug Naysmith
Bob Russell
Alison Seabeck
Ms Angela C Smith

The Committee deliberated.

1. Proposal for the Regulatory Reform (Registered Designs) Order 2006

Officials from The Patent Office and Department for Trade and Industry gave a presentation.

Ordered, That the Committee put the agreed written questions to The Patent Office.

2. Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill€”Government's Response

Draft Report, [Government Response to the Committee's First Special Report: Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

3. Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Subordinate Provisions Order 2006

Draft Report, [Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Subordinate Provisions Order 2006], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

[The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Fourth Report from the Committee, Session 2005-06, HC 1005, p6]

4. Any other business

None.

[Adjourned to a date and time to be fixed by the Chairman.