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Mental Health (Public Safety and Appeals) (Scotland) Act 1999

Parliamentary History of the Mental Health (Public Safety and Appeals) (Scotland) Act 1999

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 proceedings at that Stage took place, the references to the Official Report of those proceedings and the dates on which Committee Reports were published and the references to those Reports.

Proceedings and Reports Reference


31 August 1999 SP Bill 1 (Session 1)

Stage 1
Meeting of the Parliament

2 September 1999 cols 71-125

Financial Resolution

8 September 1999 col 205

Stage 2
Committee of the Whole Parliament

8 September 1999 cols 207-268

Stage 3
Meeting of the Parliament

8 September 1999 cols 269-272

Royal Assent 13 September 1999

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