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Welfare Reform (Further Provision) (Scotland) Act 2012

Parliamentary History

28.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, and the references to the official report of those proceedings. It also shows the dates on which Committee Reports and other papers relating to the Act were published, and references to those reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReferences
Bill as Introduced – 22 March 2012SP Bill 11 – Session 4 (2012)
Stage 1
(a) Welfare Reform Committee
2nd Meeting 2012, 13 March 2012col 22- 66
3rd Meeting 2012, 29 March 2012col 74 -86
4th Meeting 2012, 17 April 2012col 93 - 128
5th Meeting 2012, 24 April 2012col 135 - 158
6th Meeting 2012, 1 May 2012col 166 - 206
7th Meeting 2012, 8 May 2012Papers for meeting, 8May
8th Meeting 2012, 15 May 2012Papers for meeting, 15 May
1st Report, 2012 (Session 4) – Stage 1 Report on the Welfare Reform (Further Provision) (Scotland) BillReport
(b) Subordinate Legislation Committee
10th Meeting 2012, 17 April 2012col 348 - 362
22nd Report, 2012 (Session 4) – Welfare Reform (Further Provision) (Scotland) BillReport
(c) Finance Committee
11th Meeting 2012, 18 April 2012col 963 - 978
(d) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 23 May 2012col 9224 - 9276
Stage 2
Welfare Reform Committee
9th Meeting 2012, 13 June 2012col 214 - 230
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate – 28 June 2012col 10825 - 10873
Bill as passed – 28 June 2012SP Bill 11A Session 4 (2012)
Royal Assent
7 August 2012Welfare Reform (Further Provision) (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 10)

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