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Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016

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285.The following table sets out, for each stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament, the dates on which the proceedings at that stage took place, and reference to the Scottish Parliament 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 – 8 October 2015http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Burial%20and%20Cremation%20(Scotland)%20Bill/SPBill80S042015.pdf
Spice Briefinghttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefingsAndFactsheets/S4/SB_15-70_Burial_and_Cremation_Scotland_Bill.pdf
Stage 1
Local Government and Regeneration Committee
4 November 2015 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10185&mode=pdf
9 December 2015 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10266&mode=pdf
6 January 2016 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10299&mode=pdf
13 January 2016 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10306&mode=pdf
Stage 1 Reporthttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_LocalGovernmentandRegenerationCommittee/Reports/LGRS042016R02(1).pdf
Health and Sport Committee
5 January 2016 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10289&mode=pdf
12 January 2016 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10301&mode=pdf
Stage 1 Reporthttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/CurrentCommittees/96366.aspx
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
3 November 2015http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10178&mode=pdf
17 November 2015http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10215&mode=pdf
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 11 February 2016 (cols. 85 – 111)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10365&mode=pdf
Stage 2
Health and Sport Committee
8 March 2016http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10419&mode=pdf
Local Government and Regeneration Committee
9 March 2016http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10423&mode=pdf
Bill as amended at Stage 2http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Burial%20and%20Cremation%20(Scotland)%20Bill/SPBill80AS042016Rev.pdf
Spice Briefing – consideration prior to Stage 3http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefingsAndFactsheets/S4/SB_16-32_Burial_and_Cremation_Scotland_Bill_Stage_3.pdf
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 debate – 22 March 2016 (cols. 4 – 55)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10445&mode=pdf
Bill as passedhttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Burial%20and%20Cremation%20(Scotland)%20Bill/SPBill80BS042016.pdf
Royal Assent – 28 April 2016http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2016/20/contents/enacted

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