Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments First Special Report


Total number of instruments reported on: 6

JCSI Report Instrument title Regulation No. and Ground for reporting Type and date of response Observations
7thThe Rules of the Supreme Court (Amendment No. 2) 1998 (S.I. 1998/3049) New rule 1B in Order 59 (inserted by rule 3(1)) is an unexpected use of a power OtherLCD memorandum 25th January 1999 The whole of the Rules of the Supreme Court Order 59 is revoked as from 2nd May 2000 by rule 41 and schedule 8 to the Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2000 (S.I. 2000/221)
8thThe Land Registration Fees Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/3199) Articles 4(1) and 5(3) for defective drafting Committee's Comments incorporated in succeeding instrumentLCD memorandum 28th January 1999 The Land Registration Fees Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/2254) supersedes this Order, it came into force on 1st October 1999
15thThe Public Record Office (Fees) Regulations 1999 (S.I. 1999/691) 6.1(ix) of the schedule for being dubious vires Amending instrument issuedLCD memorandum 30th March 1999 The Public Record Office (Fees)(Amendment) Regulations 1999 (S.I. 1999/1645) amends these regulations, it came into force on 9th June 1999
23rdThe Judicial Pensions and Retirement Act 1993 (Addition of Qualifying Judicial Offices) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1454) Unjustifiable delay in laying the Order before Parliament No action necessaryLCD memorandum 21st June 1999 The Department has apologised for the delay
25thThe Magistrates Courts Committees (Hereford and Worcester and Shropshire) Amalgamation Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/1705) Article 1, defective drafting No action necessaryLCD memorandum 5th July 1999 By the time the Department became aware of the error in this instrument, it was too late for it to be amended, and hence impossible for an appointment to be made before 12th July 1999
30thThe Magistrates' Courts Committees (Greater Manchester) Amalgamation Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/2426) Order, defectively drafted OtherLCD memorandum 28th October 1999 The Joint Committee accepted that it was proper as a matter of drafting practice to rely on the provisions of the interpretation Act. No action was therefore necessary

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