Parliamentary committee to scrutinise regulations

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:15 pm on 6th March 2018.

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(1) A Minister may not lay before Parliament a statutory instrument under section 48(5) unless a committee of the House of Commons charged with scrutinising statutory instruments made under this Act has recommended that the instrument be laid.

(2) The committee of the House of Commons so charged under subsection (1) may scrutinise any reviews carried out under section 27 of this Act.—

This new clause would require a specialised House of Commons Committee to approve all statutory instruments laid under the affirmative procedure under this Act. The Committee would also scrutinise the Government’s reviews of sanctions regulations.

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The Committee divided:

Ayes 9, Noes 10.

Division number 13 Caledonian Pinewood Forest — Parliamentary committee to scrutinise regulations

Aye: 9 MPs

No: 10 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.

New Clause 9