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Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008

Parliamentary History

243.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, 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
Bill as introduced, 25 October 2007
Spice Briefing (SB 07-65) on the Bill, as introduced, published 6 December 2007
Preliminary Discussion
Health and Sport Committee
4th Meeting, 19 September 2007, column 81
7th Meeting, 31 October 2007, column 149
Pre-meeting, 7 November 2007Item in private
Stage 1
(a) Health and Sport Committee
1st Meeting, 9 January 2008, column 386
2nd Meeting, 16 January 2008, column 440
3rd Meeting, 23 January 2008Item in private
4th Meeting, 30 January 2008, column 529
5th Meeting, 20 February 2008, column 573
7th Meeting, 5 March 2008Item in private
8th Meeting, 12 March 2008Item in private
(b) Subordinate Legislation Committee
13th Meeting, 27 November 2007, column 91
15th Meeting, 11 December 2007, column 144
16th Meeting, 18 December 2007, column 153
(c) Finance Committee
7th Meeting, 6 November 2007, column 106
11th Meeting, 4 December 2007, column 197
2nd Meeting, 15 January 2008, column 255
Stage 1 Report (Health and Sport Committee) published on 18 March 2008 - includes reports from Subordinate Legislation Committee and Finance Committee

2nd Report, 2008 (SP Paper 76) Volume 1

(d) Consideration by Parliament
Stage 1 Debate, 17 April 2008, columns 7724 - 7758
Stage 2
(a) Health and Sport Committee
12th Meeting, 30 April 2008Item in private
13th Meeting, 7 May 2008, column 801
14th Meeting, 14 May 2008, column 839
15th Meeting, 21 May 2008, column 878
(b) Subordinate Legislation Committee
15th Meeting, 6 May 2008, column 278
16th Meeting, 13 May 2008, column 285
Bill as amended at Stage 2, 21 May 2008
After Stage 2
Subordinate Legislation Committee
19th Meeting, 3 June 2008, column 303
Spice Briefing SB 08-29 on Bill (Parliamentary Consideration prior to Stage 3), published 3 June 2008
Stage 3
Consideration by Parliament
Stage 3 Debate, 12 June 2008, columns 9718 – 9759 and 9805
Bill passed, 12 June 2008
Royal Assent – 16 July 2008Public Health etc. (Scotland) Act 2008 (asp 5)

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