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Justice Committee

Tuesday 27 October 2020 10:00 AM


1. Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 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;
and then from—
Rt. Hon. The Lord Bracadale QC, Chair of the Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland.

2. European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: The Committee will consider a proposal by the Scottish Government to consent to the UK Government legislating using the powers under the Act in relation to the following UK statutory instrument proposals—
The Jurisdiction, Judgments and Applicable Law (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020

3. Justice Sub-Committee on Policing: The Committee will consider a report back from the Sub-Committee meetings held on 17 September 2020 and 5 October 2020.

4. Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will review the evidence on the Bill heard at today's meeting.

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