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Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006

Parliamentary History

66.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, the dates on which Committee Reports and other papers relating to the Act were published, and references to those Reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReference
7 February 2005Bill as Introduced (SP Bill 36)
Preliminary Discussion
Finance Committee
8th Meeting, 8 March 2005Col 2446
Subordinate Legislation Committee
8th Meeting, 8 March 2005Cols 860-861
Justice 1 Committee
7th Meeting, 9 March 2005Item in private
Stage 1
Subordinate Legislation Committee
9th Meeting, 15 March 2005Col899
Justice 1 Committee
8th Meeting, 16 March 2005Cols 1613-1646
11th Meeting, 20 April 2005Item in private
13th Meeting, 4 May 2005Item in private
14th Meeting, 11 May 2005Cols 1787-1840
15th Meeting, 18 May 2005Cols 1841-1900
17th Meeting, 25 May 2005Cols 1921-1976
18th Meeting, 1 June 2005Cols 1977-2023
19th Meeting, 8 June 2005Cols 2026-2048
20th Meeting, 15 June 2005Item in private
21st Meeting, 22 June 2005Col 2054
22nd Meeting, 27 June 2005Item in private
23rd Meeting, 29 June 2005Item in private
24th Meeting, 30 June 2005Item in private
8th Report, 2005 (SP Paper 401)Volume 1 & Volume 2
26th Meeting, 14 September 2005Cols 2071-2104
27th Meeting, 21 September 2005Cols 2105-2130
Finance Committee
13th Meeting, 10 May 2005Cols 2584-2589
15th Meeting, 24 May 2005Item in private
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate, 15 September 2005Cols 19113-19161
Pre-Stage 2
Justice 1 Committee
27th Meeting, 21 September 2005Cols 2105-2130
29th Meeting, 28 September 2005Cols 2133-2166
Stage 2
Justice 1 Committee
30th Meeting, 5 October 2005Cols 2168-2180
34th Meeting, 2 November 2005Cols 2184-2235
36th Meeting, 9 November 2005Cols 2239-2293
37th Meeting, 16 November 2005Cols 2295-2336
38th Meeting, 23 November 2005Cols 2343-2400
39th Meeting, 30 November 2005Cols 2401-2412
After Stage 2
Subordinate Legislation Committee
35th Meeting, 13 December 2005Cols 1447-1452
46th Report, 2005 (SP 474)Report onthe Bill as amendedat Stage 2
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate, 15 December 2005Cols 21771-21823 Morning Debate
Cols 21880-21958 Afternoon Debate
Cols 21962-21964 Decision Time
Bill Passed 15 December 2005Family Law (Scotland) Bill as passed
Royal Assent20 January 2006

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