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Local Government in Scotland Act 2003


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 ReportsReference
Stage 1
(a) Local Government Committee
13th Report, 200223 September 2002
16th Meeting, 20025 June 2002, cols 2980-3026
17th Meeting, 200211 June 2002, cols 3050-end
18th Meeting, 200218 June 2002, cols 3070-end
19th Meeting, 200225 June 2002, cols 3130-end
Subordinate Legislation Committee
23rd Meeting, 20023 September 2002, cols 987-988
24th Meeting, 200210 September 2002, col 999
Health and Community Care Committee
26th Meeting, 200226 June 2002, cols 2878-end
Equal Opportunities Committee
11th Meeting, 200211 June 2002, cols 1508-end
12th Meeting, 200225 June 2002, cols 1526-1537
13th Meeting, 20023 September 2002, col 1542-end
(b) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 2
(a) Local Government Committee
30th Meeting, 200226 November 2002, cols 3566-3579
29th Meeting 200219 November 2002, cols 3491-3516
28th Meeting 200212 November 2002, cols 3448-3463
27th Meeting 20025 November 2002, cols 3402-3429
Subordinate Legislation Committee
2nd Report 2003: Local Government in Scotland Bill as amended at Stage 2 Delegated Powers Scrutiny8 January 2003
1st Meeting 20037 January 2003, cols 1148-1152
36th Meeting 200217 December 2002, cols 1130-1135
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate and Parliamentary vote8 January 2003, cols 16711-16775
Royal Assent- 11 February 2003

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