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Justice Committee

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Justice Committee

January 21, 2020 10:00

 

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 9 in private.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2020 [draft] from—
Humza Yousaf, Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Nigel Graham, Senior Policy Officer, and Douglas Kerr, Legal Adviser, Scottish Government Legal Directorate, Scottish Government.

3. Subordinate legislation: Humza Yousaf (Cabinet Secretary for Justice) to move—
S5M-20332 That the Justice Committee recommends that the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2020 [draft] be approved.

4. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the Restriction of Liberty Order etc. (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2019 (SSI 2019/423) from—
Humza Yousaf, Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Graham Robertson, Electronic Monitoring Policy Manager, and Craig McGuffie, Principal Legal Officer, Scottish Government.

5. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instrument—
Restriction of Liberty Order etc. (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2019 (SSI 2019/423)

6. Children (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Dr Louise Hill, Evidence and Policy Lead, CELCIS;
Ben Farrugia, Director, Social Work Scotland;
Duncan Dunlop, Chief Executive, and Oisín King, Member, Who Cares? Scotland;
and then from—
Jackie McRae, Practice and Partnerships Lead, Children’s Hearings Scotland;
Alistair Hogg, Head of Practice and Policy, Scottish Children's Reporter Administration.

7. Justice Sub-Committee on Policing: The Committee will consider a report back from the Sub-Committee meeting held on 16 January 2020.

8. Children (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will review the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

9. Work programme: The Committee will consider its work programme.