Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments Twenty-Seventh Report


TWENTY-SEVENTH REPORT

FROM THE JOINT COMMITTEE OF BOTH HOUSES APPOINTED TO SCRUTINISE STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, ETC.[1]

ORDERED TO REPORT:

  1. The Chairman of the Committee wrote to the President of the Council on 3 February requesting a memorandum on the arrangements for the scrutiny of delegated legislation in the Welsh Assembly and the Scottish Parliament, and how areas of overlap or need for co-operation with Westminster are to be handled. This memorandum, received on 24 March, is printed in Appendix I.

  2. The Committee has considered the instruments set out in the Annex to this Report and has determined that the special attention of both Houses does not require to be drawn to any of them.

  3. A memorandum by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions in connection with the Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) (Amendment) Regulations 1998 (S.I. 1998/295) is printed in Appendix II to this Report.

  4. A memorandum by the Department of Health in connection with the Children (Protection at Work) Regulations 1998 (S.I. 1998/276) is printed in Appendix III to this Report.

  5. A memorandum by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in connection with the Consular Fees Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/257) is printed in Appendix IV to this Report.


1   The Orders of Reference of the Committee are set out in the First Report, Session 1997-98 (HL Paper 4; HC 33-i). Back


 
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