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National Assembly for Wales (Official Languages) Act 2012

Record of Proceedings in the National Assembly for Wales

31.The following table sets out the dates for each stage of the Act’s passage through the National Assembly for Wales.  The Record of Proceedings and further information on the passage of this Act can be found on the National Assembly for Wales’ website at:

Bill introduced30 January 2012
Stage 1 - Committee consideration of general principles1 & 9 February 20121, 7, 15, 21 & 29 March 201225 April 2012
Stage 1 - Debate in plenary on general principles16 May 2012
Stage 2 - Committee consideration of amendments21 June 2012
Stage 3 - Plenary consideration of amendments3 October 2012
Stage 4 - Passing of the Bill in Plenary3 October 2012
Royal Assent12 November 2012

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