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Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008

Parliamentary History

187.The following table sets out, for each Stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Act for this Act, the dates on which the proceedings at that Stage took place, and the references to the official report of those proceedings. It also shows the dates on which the Committee Reports and other papers relating to the Act were published, and references to those reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReference
Bill as Introduced -SP Bill 6 - Session 3 (2008)
(a) Justice Committee
7th Meeting 2008, 11 March 2008Col. 566 - 624
8th Meeting 2008, 18 March 2008Col. 628 -654
9th Meeting 2008, 25 March 2008Col. 672 - 704
11th Report, 2008 (Session 3) – Stage 1 report to ParliamentReport
Government response to Stage 1 ReportResponse
(b) Finance Committee
5th Meeting 2008, 5 February 2008Col. 306
6th Meeting 2008, 11 March 2008Col. 322
8th Meeting 2008, 15 March 2008Col. 365
(c) Subordinate Legislation Committee
7th Meeting 2008, 25th February 2008,Col. 215
10th Meeting 2008, 18 March 2008Col. 235
(d) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 14 May 2008Col. 8551 - 8585
Subordinate Legislation Committee
19th Meeting 2008, 3 June 2008Col 307
Justice Committee
15th Meeting 2008, 10 June 2008Col. 881 - 918
Subordinate Legislation Committee
24th Meeting 2008, 9 September 2008Col. 343 - 344
26th Meeting 2008, 23 September 2008Col 359 - 360
Subordinate Legislation Committee report on the Bill as amended at Stage 2Report
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate – 25 September 2008Col. 11242 - 11296
Bill as Passed – 25 September 2008SP Bill 6B Session 3 (2008)
Royal Assent
29 October 2008Judiciary and Courts (Scotland ) Act 2008 (asp 6)

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