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Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Repeal) (Scotland) Act 2018

Parliamentary History

19.The following table sets out, for each Stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for this Act, the dates on which the proceedings at that Stage took place, and references to the Official Report of those proceedings. It also shows the dates on which Committee reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published, and gives references to those reports and other papers.

Draft proposal – lodged 27 July 2016Proposed Football Act (Repeal) (Scotland) Bill
Final proposal – lodged 23 October 2016
Bill (as introduced) – 21 June 2017SP Bill 19 Session 5 (2017)
SPICe briefing on Bill (as introduced) – published 25 September 2017SPICe briefing SB 17-66
(a) Lead committee – Justice Committee
Stage 1 report – published 18 January 2018SP Paper 258, 2nd Report 2018 (Session 5)
(c) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate – 25 January 2018Cols 43 – 97
Justice Committee
Stage 2 proceedings – 27 February 2018Cols 7 – 22
Bill (as amended at Stage 2) – 28 February 2018SP Bill 19A, Session 5 (2018)
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 proceedings – 15 March 2018Cols 63-116
19 April 2018Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Repeal) (Scotland) Act 2018 (asp 7)

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