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Scottish Parliament Business: Tuesday 4 December 2018

In Plenary

2:00pm: Time for reflection

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

Topical Questions (if selected)

Public Petitions Committee debate: PE1463 on thyroid and adrenal testing, diagnosis and treatment

Scottish Government Debate: A Strategy for our Veterans – taking it forward in Scotland

Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation

Committee Announcements

Business Motions

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5:00pm: Decision Time

Members’ Business: Daniel Johnson - Report on Autistic Children's Experiences of School

In Committee

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee (9:45am, Robert Burns Room)
European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
Witnesses: Elspeth MacDonald, Environmental Quality & Circular Economy Division, and Emily Freeman, Directorate of Legal Services, Scottish Government

European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: Consideration of the following statutory instruments:
- The Persistent Organic Pollutants (EU Exit) Regulations 2018; The Control of Mercury (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
- The Equine (Records, Identification and Movement) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
- The Animal Welfare (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
- The Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases and Ozone-Depleting Substances (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018
- The Nagoya Protocol (Compliance) (UK) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, The Air Quality (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) (No. 1) Regulations 2018
- The Air Quality (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2018
- The Marine Environment (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, The Agriculture (Zootechnics) (UK) (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments)
- The Farriers (Registration) and Animal Health (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

EU exit and the environment
Witnesses: Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity, Katriona Carmichael, Deputy Director, Environment and Land Use Strategy, David Barnes, National Adviser for Agriculture, and Micke Palmer, Deputy Director, Marine Scotland, Scottish Government

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee (10:00am, Adam Smith Room)
Instruments subject to affirmative procedure
- Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (Tolerable Standard) (Extension of Criteria) Order 2019 [draft]

Instruments not subject to any parliamentary procedure
- Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 (Commencement No. 3) Regulations 2018 (SSI 2018/357 (C.22))

Justice Committee (10:00am, Mary Fairfax Somerville Room)
Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Bill
Witnesses: Kenny Donnelly, Procurator Fiscal, High Court, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, Dorothy Bain QC, Faculty of Advocates, Grazia Robertson, Criminal Law Committee, Law Society of Scotland, Euan McIlvride, Casework Team, Miscarriages of Justice Organisation Scotland, Detective Chief Inspector Graeme Lannigan, Public Protection Specialist Crime Division, Police Scotland, and Kate Rocks, Head of Public Protection and Children's Services, East Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership, representing Social Work Scotland

European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: Consideration of the following statutory instruments:
- The Jurisdiction and Judgments (Family) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
- The Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
- The European Institutions and Consular Protection (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Interview