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Higher Education Governance (Scotland) Act 2016

Parliamentary History

51.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
Introduction
Bill as introduced – 16 June 2015http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Higher%20Education%20Governance%20(Scotland)%20Bill/b74s4-introd.pdf
Spice Briefinghttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefingsAndFactsheets/S4/SB_15-54_Higher_Education_Governance__-_Scotland_Bill.pdf
Stage 1
Education and Culture Committee
6 October 2015 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10138
10 November 2015 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10194
Stage 1 Reporthttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_EducationandCultureCommittee/Reports/ECS042015R12.pdf
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
08 September (consideration)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10069
Stage 1 Reporthttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_SubordinateLegislationCommittee/Reports/DPLRS042015R59.pdf
Finance Committee
16 September (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10092
Stage 1 Reporthttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_FinanceCommittee/Reports/FI-HEGFMReport.pdf
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate – 14 January 2016 (cols 34 – 67)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10303&i=94825
Stage 2
Education and Culture Committee
9 February 2016http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10366
Bill as amended at Stage 2http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Higher%20Education%20Governance%20(Scotland)%20Bill/SPBill74AS042016.pdf
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
8 March 2016http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_SubordinateLegislationCommittee/Reports/DPLRS042016R20.pdf
Spice Briefing – consideration prior to Stage 3http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefingsAndFactsheets/S4/SB_16-22_Higher_Education_Governance_Scotland_Bill-Stage_3.pdf
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 debate – 8 March 2016 (cols 32 – 147)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10417&mode=pdf
Bill as passedhttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Higher%20Education%20Governance%20(Scotland)%20Bill/SPBill74BS042016.pdf
Royal Assent
Royal Assent – 13 April 2016http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2016/15/pdfs/asp_20160015_en.pdf

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