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Justice Committee

Today's Schedule


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Justice Committee

November 24, 2020 10:09

 

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to consider all drafts of its report on the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill, in private, at future meetings.

2. Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Emma Ritch, Executive Director, Engender;
Susan Smith, Director, For Women Scotland;
Dr Marsha Scott, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Women's Aid;
and then from—
Humza Yousaf, Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Bill Brash, Bill Team Leader, Philip Lamont, Head of Criminal Law, Practice and Licensing Unit, Jo Gillies, Head of Connected Communities Unit, Rachael Wilson, Cohesive Communities Team Leader, Clare McKinlay, Solicitor, Scottish Government Legal Directorate, Criminal Justice, Police and Fire Division, and Patrick Down, Policy Officer, Criminal Law, Practice and Licensing Unit, Scottish Government.

3. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges) (Scotland) Revocation Order 2021 [draft] from—
Humza Yousaf, Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Susan Black, Senior Policy Officer, and Jo-anne Tinto, Solicitor, Scottish Government Legal Directorate, Scottish Government.

4. Subordinate legislation: Humza Yousaf (Cabinet Secretary for Justice) to move—
S5M-22981—That the Justice Committee recommends that the International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges) (Scotland) Revocation Order 2021 [draft] be approved.

5. Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will review the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.