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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

Parliamentary History

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

Proceedings and reportsReference
Bill as introduced – 11 June 2014
Spice Briefing
Stage 1
Local Government and Regeneration Committee
24 September 2014 (evidence)
1 October 2014 (evidence)
8 October 2014 (evidence)
27 October 2014 (evidence)
5 November 2014 (evidence)
12 November 2014 (evidence)
24 November 2014 (evidence)
Stage 1 Report
Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee
26 November 2014
20 December 2014
Finance Committee
8 October 2014
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
30 September 2014
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 3 February 2015 (cols. 9-70)
Stage 2
Local Government and Regeneration Committee
4 March 2015
11 March 2015
18 March 2015
Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee
18 February 2015 (evidence)
25 February 2015 (evidence)
4 March 2015
11 March 2015
Bill as amended at Stage 2
Spice Briefing – consideration prior to Stage 3
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 debate – 17 June 2015 (cols. 34-217)
Bill as passed
Royal Assent – 24 July 2015

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