The Adults with Incapacity (Ethics Committee) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2007

2007 No. 22

ADULTS WITH INCAPACITY

The Adults with Incapacity (Ethics Committee) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2007

Made 24th January 2007

Laid before the Scottish Parliament 26th January 2007

Coming into force 20th February 2007

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 51(6) of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 20001and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Adults with Incapacity (Ethics Committee) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2007 and come into force on 20th February 2007.

S-2 Amendment of the Adults with Incapacity (Ethics Committee) (Scotland) Regulations 2002

Amendment of the Adults with Incapacity (Ethics Committee) (Scotland) Regulations 2002

2.—(1) The Adults with Incapacity (Ethics Committee) (Scotland) Regulations 20022shall be amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 3(2) for “18”, substitute “30”.

(3) In regulation 7(2) for “one half of its membership is present”, substitute “7 members are present”.

LEWIS MACDONALD

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

24th January 2007

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Adults with Incapacity (Ethics Committee) (Scotland) Regulations 2002 (“the Principal Regulations”) which constitute the Ethics Committee referred to in section 51 of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

Article 2 amends the Principal Regulations by increasing the size of the Ethics Committee to a maximum of 30 members. It also amends the quorum arrangements.


(1) 2000 asp 4. See section 87(1) for the definition of “prescribe” and section 86(1) as to the power to make regulations.

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