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Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007

Parliamentary History

231.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
25 September 2006
Stage 1
(a) Subordinate Legislation Committee
28th meeting, 24 October 2006
(b) Finance Committee
27th Meeting, 7 November 2006
(c) Education Committee
24th Meeting, 15 November 2006
25th Meeting, 22 November 2006
26th Meeting, 29 November 2006
Stage 1 Report (Education Committee) published 21 December 2006.
(d) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate, 17 January 2007
Stage 2
(a) Education Committee
3rd Meeting, 7 February 2007 (additional evidence session)
4th Meeting, 13 February 2007
5th Meeting, 20 February 2007
(b) Subordinate Legislation Committee
8th meeting, 27 February 2007
Bill as passed at Stage 2
Stage 3
Stage 3 debate, 8 March 2007
Bill as passed
Royal Assent, 18 April 2007

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