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Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012

Parliamentary History

299.The table below sets out, for each Stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament 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 Act were published, and references to those Reports and other papers. The Scottish Parliament’s web page for this Act is:

Proceedings and reportsReferences
Introduction
Bill as introduced

SP Bill 7.   Session 4 (2012)

Bill (as introduced) (373KB pdf posted 13 January 2012)

Stage 1
Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee (lead).
4th meeting 2012

8 February 2012.

Paper, written and supplementary evidence from the Scottish Government Bill team and oral evidence from the Scottish Government Bill team.

Oral evidence is at columns 595 to 603.

www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28862.aspx?r=7183&mode=pdf

5th meeting 2012

22 February 2012

Oral evidence from Brodies LLP; the Law Society of Scotland; Scottish Land and Estates; and the Scottish Property Federation.

Oral evidence is at columns 616 to 629.

www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28862.aspx?r=7199&mode=pdf

6th meeting 2012

29 February 2012

Oral evidence from Andy Wightman (independent researcher); the Society of Local Authority Lawyers and Administrators in Scotland (SOLAR); City of Glasgow Council; City of Edinburgh Council and Aberdeenshire Council.

Oral evidence is at columns 638 to 670

www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28862.aspx?r=7209&mode=pdf

7th meeting 2012

7 March 2012

Oral evidence from Stewart Stevenson, the Minister for Environment  and Climate Change, supported by Scottish Government Officials.

Oral evidence is at columns 680 to 697.

www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28862.aspx?r=7217&mode=pdf

Stage 1 report

SP Paper 103, published on 27 March 2012.

Stage 1 Report on Long Leases (Scotland) Bill (448KB pdf)

Finance Committee
3rd meeting 201225 January 2012.  Item taken in private.
Report to Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee

Paragraphs 168 to 170 of the Stage 1 report by the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee outline the work carried out by the Finance Committee and the written evidence it received.

Stage 1 Report on Long Leases (Scotland) Bill (448KB pdf)

Subordinate Legislation Committee
3rd meeting 2012.

7 February 2012.   Columns 259 and 260.

www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28862.aspx?r=7192&mode=pdf

4th meeting 2012.21 February 2012.   Item taken in private.
Report.

Annexe A to the Stage 1 Report by the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment consists of the report by the Subordinate Legislation Committee.

Stage 1 Report on Long Leases (Scotland) Bill (448KB pdf)

Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate

25 April 2012.   Columns 8364 to 8395.

www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28862.aspx?r=7243

Stage 2
Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee.
14th meeting 2012

16 May 2012.      Columns 939 to 949.

www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28862.aspx?r=7418&mode=pdf

Bill as amended at Stage 2

SP Bill 7A   Session 4 (2012).

Bill (as amended at stage 2) (2MB pdf posted 17 May 2012)

Subordinate Legislation Committee.
12th meeting 2012

8 May 2012.   Column 392.

www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28862.aspx?r=7287&mode=pdf

Stage 3
Stage 3

28 June 2012.   Columns 10739 to 10747

www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28862.aspx?r=7431

Debate

28 June 2012.   Columns 10748 to 10770

www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28862.aspx?r=7431

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Royal Assent
Royal Assent.

7 August 2012.  The Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 9)

www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2012/9/contents/enacted

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