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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

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775.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 reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published.

PROCEEDINGS AND REPORTSREFERENCE
INTRODUCTION
Land Reform (Scotland) Bill as introduced – 22 June 2015SB Bill 18 Session 4 (2015)
SPICe Briefing SB 15-49 on Land Reform (Scotland) Bill as introduced – 27 August 2015Sb 15-49
STAGE 1
(a) Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee
1st Meeting - 2 September 2015Col 2
2nd Meeting - 16 September 2015Col 1
3rd Meeting - 30 September 2015Col 1
4th Meeting - 7 October 2015Col 3
5th Meeting - 2 November 2015Col 1
6th Meeting - 4 November 2015Col 1
7th Meeting - 26 November 2015Meeting in private
8th Meeting - 2 December 2015Meeting in private
Stage 1 Report - 10th Report 2015 (Session 4) - 4 December 2015SP Paper 845
(b) Finance Committee
1st Meeting - 23 September 2015Col 48
2nd Meeting - 28 October 2015Item in private
Report on the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill’s Financial Memorandum - 29 October 2015Report 2015(Session 4)
(c) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
1st Meeting - 15 September 2015Col 34
2nd Meeting - 29 September 2015Item in private
3rd Meeting - 6 October 2015Item in private
4th Meeting - 1 December 2015Col 22
Report on Land Reform (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 - 58th Report, 2015 (Session 4) - 7 October 2015SP Paper 807
Consideration by Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 16 December 2016Col 60 - 118
STAGE 2
(a) Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee
1st Meeting - 20 January 2016Col 9
2nd Meeting - 27 January 2016Col 38
3rd Meeting - 3 February 2016Col 1
4th Meeting - 10 February 2016Col 3
Bill as amended at Stage 2 - 11 February 2016Land Reform Bill as amended at Stage 2
(b) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
1st Meeting - 7 February 2016Col 26
2nd Meeting - 8 March 2016Col 8
3rd Meeting - 10 March 2016Col 1
4th Meeting - 15 March 2016Col 6
STAGE 3
SPICe Briefing Land Reform (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 - 7 March 2016Sb 16/24
Consideration by Parliament
Parliament Stage 3 Debate - 16 March 2016Col 45 - 261
Bill as passed - 16 March 2016Land Reform (Scotland) Bill - as passed
Royal Assent
22 April 2016Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

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