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Succession (Scotland) Act 2016

Parliamentary History

92.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 -http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Succession%20(Scotland)%20Bill/b75s4-introd.pdf
Spice briefinghttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefingsAndFactsheets/S4/SB_15-48_Succession_Scotland_Bill.pdf
Stage 1
Delegated Powers  and Law Reform Committee
8 September 2015 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10069
15 September 2015 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10089
22 September 2015 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10103
29 September 2015 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10122
10 November 2015 (delegated powers)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10195
Stage 1 Reporthttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_SubordinateLegislationCommittee/Reports/DPLRS042015R64.pdf
Finance Committee
24 June 2015
Consideration by the Parliament
 Stage 1 Debate 11 November 2015 (cols. 18-36)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10192&i=93926
Stage 2
Delegated Powers  and Law Reform Committee
8 December 2015http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10265
Bill as amended at Stage 2http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Succession%20(Scotland)%20Bill/SPBill75AS042015.pdf
Spice Briefing  - prior to Stage 3http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefingsAndFactsheets/S4/SB_16-10_Succession_Scotland_Bill_Stage_3.pdf
Stage 3
Delegated Powers  and Law Reform Committee
26 January 2016 (evidence)http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10334
Consideration by the Parliament

Stage 3 – 28 January 2016

Amendments cols. 37-43

Debate cols. 44-62

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10337&i=95148
Bill as passedhttp://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Succession%20(Scotland)%20Bill/SPBill75BS042016.pdf
Royal Assent - 3 March 2016http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2016/7/contents/enacted

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