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Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2005

Parliamentary History

68.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 hyperlinks to those references. The table also sets out the date on which the Committee Report was published, the reference to that Report and a hyperlink to it.

Introduction
29 October 2004 SP Bill 30(Session 2)
Stage 1
(a) Justice 1 Committee
35th Meeting, 2005 10 November 2004 Cols 1236 - 1240
38th Meeting, 2004 8 December 2004 Cols 1319 - 1342
40th Meeting, 2004 22 December 2004 Cols 1448 - 1449
1st Meeting, 200512 January 2005 Cols 1462 - 1506
2nd Meeting, 200526 January 2005 Cols 1514 - 1559
3rd Meeting, 20052 February 2005 Private Meeting
4th Meeting, 20059 February 2005Private Meeting
5th Meeting, 200523 February 2005 Private Meeting
6th Meeting, 20052 March 2005 Private Meeting
5th Report Vol 1 – ReportSP Paper 307 Vol 1 – Report
SP Paper 307 Vol 2 - Evidence
(b) Subordinate Legislation Committee
4th Meeting, 20051 February 2005 Col 781
5th Meeting, 20058 February 2005 Col 835
(c) Consideration by the Parliament
17 March, 2005 17 March 2005 Cols15543 - 15573
Stage 2
(a) Justice 1 Committee
10th Meeting, 200512 April 2005 Cols 1651 - 1658
11th Meeting, 200520 April 2005 Cols 1668 -  1695
12th Meeting, 200527 April 2005 Cols 1703- 1740
13th Meeting, 20054 May 2005 Cols 1756 - 1784
(b) Letters to Justice 1 Committee12May 2005
25 May 2005
Bill (as amended at Stage 2)SP Bill 30A (Session 2)
Stage 3
(a) Subordinate Legislation Committee
17th Meeting, 200524 May 2005 Col 1060
Letter to Subordinate Legislation CommitteeSl/S2/05/17/4
(b) Consideration by the Parliament
2 June, 20052 June 2005 Cols 17558 - 17620
Bill passed, 2 June 2005Bill as passed SPBill 30B (Session 2)
Royal Assent12 July 2005

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