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Homelessness etc. (Scotland) Act 2003

Parliamentary History of Homelessness Etc. (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
16 September 2002SP Bill 63(Session 1)
Stage 1
(a) Social Justice Committee
18th meeting, 200230 October 2002, cols 3152-3167
19th meeting 20026 November2002, cols 3206-3242
20th meeting 200213 November 2002, cols 3243-3286
21st meeting 200220 November 2002, cols 3287-3308
22nd meeting 20024 December 2002, cols 3314-3336
23rd meeting 200211 December 2002, minutes
11th Report 2002 (11 December 2002): Stage 1 Report on the Homelessness etc. (Scotland) BillSP Paper 716 – Volume 1 Report
SP Paper 716 – Volume 2 Evidence
(b) Finance Committee
21st meeting 20025 November 2002, cols 2300-2320
23rd meeting 200219 November 2002, col 2404& minutes
(c) Subordinate Legislation Committee
33rd meeting 200226 November 2002, cols 1107-1108
34th meeting 20023rd December 2002, col 1115
(d) Local Government Committee
23rd meeting 200224 September 2002, col 3249 & minutes
(e) Consideration by Parliament
18 December 2002Cols 16452-16509
Stage 2
Social Justice Committee
1st meeting 200315 January 2003, cols 3338-3368
Bill (as amended at Stage 2)SP Bill 63A
Stage 3
(a) Subordinate Legislation Committee
7th meeting18 February 2003, cols 1223-1224
8th meeting25 February 2003, col 1243
20th Report 2003 (3 March 2003) Report on Homelessness etc. (Scotland) Bill as amended at Stage 2: Delegated Powers ScrutinySP Paper 808
(b) Consideration by Parliament
5 March 2003Cols 19028-19041 & 19055
Royal Assent- 9 April 2003

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