Draft Legislative Reform (Regulator of Social Housing) (England) Order 2018 and Draft Legislative Reform (Constitution of the Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) Order 2018 Contents

Contents

1 Introduction

2 Draft Legislative Reform (Regulator of Social Housing) (England) Order

Description of the draft Order

Assessment of the draft Order

A: Appears to make an inappropriate use of delegated legislation

B: Serves the purpose of removing or reducing a burden, or the overall burdens, resulting directly or indirectly for any person from any legislation (in respect of a draft order under section 1 of the Act)

C: Serves the purpose of securing that regulatory functions are exercised so as to comply with the regulatory principles, as set out in section 2(3) of the Act (in respect of a draft order under section 2 of the Act)

D: Secures a policy objective which could not be satisfactorily secured by non-legislative means

E: Has an effect which is proportionate to the policy objective

F: Strikes a fair balance between the public interest and the interests of any person adversely affected by it

G: Does not remove any necessary protection

H: Does not prevent any person from continuing to exercise any right or freedom which that person might reasonably expect to continue to exercise

I: Is not of constitutional significance

J: Makes the law more accessible or more easily understood (in the case of provisions restating enactments)

K: Has been the subject of, and takes appropriate account of, adequate consultation

L: Gives rise to an issue under such criteria for consideration of statutory instruments laid down in paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 151 (Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)) as are relevant

M: Appears to be incompatible with any obligation resulting from membership of the European Union.

Conclusion

3 Draft Legislative Reform (Constitution of the Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) Order

Description of the Order

Assessment of the Order

A: Appears to make an inappropriate use of delegated legislation

B: Serves the purpose of removing or reducing a burden, or the overall burdens, resulting directly or indirectly for any person from any legislation (in respect of a draft order under section 1 of the Act)

C: Serves the purpose of securing that regulatory functions are exercised so as to comply with the regulatory principles, as set out in section 2(3) of the Act (in respect of a draft order under section 2 of the Act)

D: Secures a policy objective which could not be satisfactorily secured by non-legislative means

E: Has an effect which is proportionate to the policy objective

F: Strikes a fair balance between the public interest and the interests of any person adversely affected by it

G: Does not remove any necessary protection

H: Does not prevent any person from continuing to exercise any right or freedom which that person might reasonably expect to continue to exercise

I: Is not of constitutional significance

J: Makes the law more accessible or more easily understood (in the case of provisions restating enactments)

K: Has been the subject of, and takes appropriate account of, adequate consultation

L: Gives rise to an issue under such criteria for consideration of statutory instruments laid down in paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 151 (Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)) as are relevant

M: Appears to be incompatible with any obligation resulting from membership of the European Union.

Conclusion

Formal minutes

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament




Published: 23 April 2018