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Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018

Parliamentary History

25.The following is a list 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.

Proceedings and ReportsReferences
Introduction
Bill as introduced – 15 June 2017 SP Bill 16 – Session 5 (2017)
SPICe briefing – 14 September 2017Sb 17-64
Stage 1
Equalities and Human Rights Committee
22 June 2017In private
21 September 2017 (evidence session)Official Report
28 September 2017 (evidence session)Official Report
5 October 2017 (evidence session)Official Report
26 October 2017 (evidence session)Official Report
9 November 2017In private
Stage 1 report – 20 November 2017 Stage 1 Report
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
5 September 2017 Official Report, Col 6 - 7
3 October 2017In private
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate – 30 November 2017 Official Report, Col 41 - 92
Stage 2
Equalities and Human Rights Committee
21 December 2017 Official Report, Col 2 - 13
Bill as amended at stage 2 – 22 December 2017 SP Bill 16A– Session 5 (2017)
SPICe briefing – 22 January 2018 sb 18-04
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
12 December 2017 Official Report, Col 2
23 January 2018 Official Report, Col 4
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 debate – 30 January 2018 Official Report – Col 16 - 71
Bill as passed – 31 January 2018 SP Bill 16B– Session 5 (2018)
Royal Assent
9 March 2018Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act

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