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Justice Committee

January 23, 2018 10:00

 

1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 8 in private.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will take evidence on the—
Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Human Intelligence Sources - Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order 2018 [draft]; Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Equipment Interference – Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order 2018 [draft]; Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Surveillance and Property Interference – Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order 2018 [draft]; from—
Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Graeme Waugh, Defence, Security and Cyber Resilience Division, and Lauri Mitchell, Directorate for Legal Services, Scottish Government.

3. Subordinate legislation: Michael Matheson (Cabinet Secretary for Justice) to move—
S5M-09720—That the Justice Committee recommends that the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Human Intelligence Sources - Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order 2018 [draft] be approved; S5M-09722—That the Justice Committee recommends that the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Equipment Interference – Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order 2018 [draft] be approved; S5M-09725—That the Justice Committee recommends that the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Surveillance and Property Interference – Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order 2018 [draft] be approved.

4. Subordinate legislation: The Committee will consider the following negative instruments—
Firefighters’ Pension Scheme (Amendment and Transitional Provision) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/435); Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Act 2011 (Relevant Third Party) Order 2017 (SSI 2017/461).

5. Defamation: The Committee will receive a briefing from—
Lord Pentland, Chairman, and Graham McGlashan, Project Manager and Solicitor, Scottish Law Commission.

6. Policing in Scotland: The Committee will take evidence from-
Deputy Chief Constable Designate Iain Livingstone QPM, Police Scotland;
Professor Susan Deacon CBE, Chair, Scottish Police Authority.

7. Justice Sub-Committee on Policing: The Committee will consider at report back from the Sub-Committee meeting on 18 January 2018.

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