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Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Act 2006

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The following table sets, for each Stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Act for this Act, the dates on which the proceedings at the stage took place, the references to the Official Report of those proceedings and the dates on which the Committee Reports and other papers relating to the act were published, and the references to those Reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReference
12 September 2005Act as introduced (SP Act 44)
Stage 1
(a) Finance Committee
20th Meeting, 200520 September 2005, Col 2828 & Minutes
4th Report 2005 (18 October 2005)SP Paper 438
(b) Consideration by the Parliament
14 December 2005Cols 21704 – 21753
Stage 2
(a) Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Bill Committee
1st Meeting 2006 (Session 2)8 March 2006, Cols 1 – 48 & Minutes
2nd Meeting 2006 (Session 2)15 March 2006, Cols 49 – 78
Act (as Amended at Stage 2)Act as Amended SP 44A
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 326 April 2006, Cols 24918 – 24978
Continuation of Stage 38 June 2006, Cols 26491 – 26494
Stage 3 Debate8 June 2006, Cols 26494 – 26510
Royal Assent
13 July 2006Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Act 2006 (asp 12)

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