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Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004

Parliamentary History

The following table sets out, for each Stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for this Act, the dates on which the proceedings at that Stage took place, the references to the Official Report of those proceedings and the dates on which Committee Reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published, and references to those Reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReference
Introduction
29 September 2003SP Bill 09 (Session 2)
Stage 1
(a) Environment & Rural Development Committee
9th Meeting 2003 (Session 2)29 October 2003, Col 329 – 350 & Minutes
10th Meeting 2003 (Session 2)5 November 2003, Col 351 – 376 & Minutes
11th Meeting 2003 (Session 2)12 November 2003, Col 387 – 421 & Minutes
12th Meeting 2003 (Session 2)19 November 2003, Col 421 – 472 & Minutes
13th Meeting 2003 (Session 2)26 November 2003, Col 499 – 546 & Minutes
16 December 2003: 7th Report 2003 (Session 2): Stage 1 Report on Nature Conservation (Scotland) BillSP Paper 66 Session 2 (2003)
(b) Subordinate Legislation Committee
12th Meeting 2003 (Session 2)11 November 2003, Col 191 – 197 & Minutes
13th Meeting 2003 (Session 2)18 November 2003, Col 206 – 209 & Minutes
(c)Finance Committee
13th Meeting 2003 (Session 2)11 November 2003, Col 533 – 543 & Minutes
(d) Consideration by Parliament
7 January 2004Vol 1 No 43 (Session 2) Col 4518 – 4562 & Minutes
Stage 2
(a) Environment & Rural Development Committee
3rd Meeting 2004 (Session 2)28 January 2004, Col 636 – 674 & Minutes
4th Meeting 2004 (Session 2)4 February 2004, Col 676 – 704 & Minutes
5th Meeting 2004 (Session 2)11 February 2004, Col 708 – 725 & Minutes
6th Meeting 2004 (Session 2)25 February 2004, Col 739 – 780 & Minutes
7th Meeting 2004 (Session 2)3 March 2004, Col 781 803 & Minutes
(b) Subordinate Legislation Committee
13th Meeting 2004 (Session 2)20 April 2004, Col 408
22 April 2004: 16th Report 2004 (Session 2): Nature Conservation (Scotland) Bill as Amended at Stage 2SP Paper 145 Session 2 (2004)
Bill (as Amended at Stage 2)SP Bill 09A (Session 2)
Stage 3
Consideration by Parliament
5 May 2004Vol 1 No 71 (Session 2) Col 8038 – 8099 & Minutes
Royal Assent – 11 June 2004

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