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Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Act 2018

Parliamentary History

57.The following is a table of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for the Act and significant documents connected to the Bill published by the Parliament during the Bill’s parliamentary passage.

Introduction
Bill As Introduced – 1 March 2017SP Bill 21 – Session5 (2017)
Stage 1
(a) Equalities and Human Rights Committee
Meeting on 1 February 2018Column 1 – 22
Meeting on 8 February 2018Column 1 – 24
Meeting on 1 March 2018Column 14 – 34
Stage 1 Report on the Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill – 26 March 2018Report
(b) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
Meeting on 19 December 2017Column4
Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 – 20 December 2017Report
(c) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 18 April 2018Column 21– 70
Stage 2
(a) Equalities and Human Rights Committee
Meeting on 17 May 2018Column 3– 28
Bill As Amended at Stage 2 – 18 May 2018SP Bill 21 – Session 5 (2018)
(b) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill after Stage 2 – 29 May 2018Report
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate – 6 June 2018Column 17 – 68
Bill As Passed – 7 June 2018 (no amendments at Stage 3)SP Bill 21 – Session 5 (2018)
Royal Assent
11 July 2018http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/14/contents/enacted

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