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Criminal Justice Committee

Meeting Minutes

23rd Meeting, 2022

  • Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
  • Session: 6
  • Location: T4.60-CR6 The Livingstone Room
  • Meeting opened at: 10:00
  • Meeting closed at: 11:36
  • Published: Thursday, September 8, 2022 09:28am

1 Decision on taking business in private:

The Committee agreed to take items 4 and 5 in private.

2 Subordinate legislation:

The Committee considered the following negative instrument—

Offensive Weapons Act 2019 (Prescribed Documents) (Scotland) (No. 2) Order 2022 (SSI 2022/210)

The Committee agreed to make no recommendations in relation to the instrument.

3 Correspondence:

The Committee considered correspondence received during the summer recess period. The Committee agreed to seek further information from a range of bodies.

4 Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill:

The Committee agreed to seek approval for the appointment of an adviser. The Committee also agreed a remit and person specification for the adviser.

5 Pre-Budget Scrutiny:

The Committee considered its approach to Pre-Budget Scrutiny. The Committee agreed its timetable for evidence taking and to write to key justice sector organisations inviting them to provide written and oral evidence. The Committee also agreed a public call for views.

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