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Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

Parliamentary History

319.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, the references to the Official Report of those proceedings and the dates on which Committee Reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published, and references to those Reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReferences
11 June 2004Bill as introduced (SP Bill 23)
Stage 1
a) Environment and Rural Development Committee
19th Meeting, 9 September 2004cols 1087 - 1128
20th Meeting, 15 September 2004cols1134 - 1181
21st Meeting, 22 September 2004cols 1214 - 1224
22nd Meeting, 29 September 2004cols 1248 - 1275
23rd Meeting, 5 October 2004cols 1308 - 1327
13th Report, 2004 (Session 2)Stage 1 Report on the Water Services etc. (Scotland) Bill (SP PAPER 233)
b) Finance Committee
21st Meeting, 9 September 2004cols 1612 - 1634
22nd Meeting, 14 September 2004cols1654 - 1665
Report to ERD Committee, 29 September 2004Report on Water Services etc. (Scotland) Bill
c) Subordinate Legislation Committee
26th Meeting, 28 September 2004cols 582 - 584
27th Meeting, 5 October 2004cols 594 - 596
Report to ERD Committee included in ERD Committee Stage 1 ReportStage1 Report on the Water Services etc. (Scotland) Bill (SP PAPER 233)
d) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate, 17 November 200417 November 2004 cols 11897 - 11949 and 11961 - 11965
Stage 2
a) Environment and Rural Development Committee
Pre-Stage 2, 28th Meeting, 24 November 20004cols 1369 - 1396
29th Meeting, 8 December 2004cols1408 - 1420
30th Meeting, 15 December 2004cols 1437 - 1450
Bill as amended at Stage 2Bill as amended (SP Bill 23A)
b) Finance Committee
5th Meeting, 8 February 2005cols 2348 - 2353
c) Subordinate Legislation Committee
4th Meeting, 1 February 2005cols 784 - 786
4th Report, 8 February 2005Reporton the Water Services etc. (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2 (SP 288)
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 debate, 9 February 20059 February, cols 14358 - 14384 and 14416 - 14417
Bill passed, 9 February 2005Bill as passed(SP Bill 23B)
Royal Assent
17 March 2005Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

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