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Double Jeopardy (Scotland) Act 2011

Parliamentary History

84.The table below sets out, for each stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for the Act, the dates on which the proceedings at that stage took place, the reference to the Official Report of those proceedings and the dates on which the Committee report and other papers relating to the Bill were published.

Proceedings and ReportsReference
7 October 2010

Bill as Introduced

Stage 1
(a) Justice Committee

31st Meeting,

16 November 2010

Col 3766

35th Meeting,

7 December 2010

Col 3916

36th Meeting,

14 December 2010

Col 3959

37th Meeting,

21 December 2010

Col 3988

(b) Finance Committee

22nd Meeting,

26 October 2010

Col 2600

(c) Subordinate Legislation Committee

33rd Meeting,

30 November 2010

Col 1199

Report by Justice Committee

Report on the Double Jeopardy (Scotland) Bill

(d) Consideration by the Parliament

Stage 1 debate,

3 February 2010

Col 32903

Stage 2
Justice Committee

8th Meeting,

1 March 2011

Col 4235

Bill as amended at Stage 2
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament

Stage 3 Debate,

22 March 2011

Col 34741

Bill passed,

22 March 2011
Royal Assent – the Bill Received Royal Assent on 27 April 2011

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