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Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Act 2005

Parliamentary History

29.The following list 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 hyperlinks to those references. The table also sets out the date on which the Committee Report was published, the reference to that Report and a hyperlink to it.

29 October, 2004SP Bill 29A (Session 2)
Stage 1
(a) Equal Opportunities Committee
18th Meeting, 200430 November 2004Cols 683 - 702
19th Meeting, 200414 December 2004 Cols 703 -741
1st Meeting, 200511 January 2005 Cols 743 - 769
2nd Meeting, 200518 January 2005 Cols 771 - 803
3rd Meeting, 20051 February 2005 Cols 824 - 853
4th Meeting, 200522 February 2005 Private Meeting
2nd Report, 200523 February 2005 SPPaper 294
(b) Consideration by the Parliament
3 March, 20053 March 2005 Cols 15030- 15059
Stage 2
(a) Equal Opportunities Committee
7th Meeting, 20053 May 2005 Cols 900- 920
Bill (as amended at Stage 2)SP Bill 29A (Session 2)
Stage 3
(a) Subordinate Legislation Committee
17th Meeting, 200524 May 2005 Col 1061
Letter to Subordinate Legislation CommitteeSl/s2/05/17/6
(b) Consideration by the Parliament
26th May, 200526 May 2005 Cols 17323 - 17346
Bill passed, 26 May 2005Bill as passed SP Bill 29A (Session 2)
Royal Assent
1 July, 20052005 asp 8

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