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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Parliamentary History

860.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 Bill were published, and references to those Reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReference
Bill as introduced, 21 November 2005Bill as introduced (SP50)
Preliminary Discussion
Enterprise and Culture Committee
24th Meeting, 22 November 2005Item in private
25th Meeting, 29 November 2005Item in private
Stage 1
(a) Enterprise and Culture Committee
26th Meeting, 6 December 2005Col2539
1st Meeting, 17 January 2006Col2567
2nd Meeting, 24 January 2006Col2617
4th Meeting, 7 February 2006Col2661
5th Meeting, 28 February 2006Col2709
6th Meeting, 7 March 2006Col2713 and Col2764
7th Meeting, 14 March 2006Col2782
8th Meeting, 21 March 2006Col2843
9th Meeting, 28 March 2006Col2868
10th Meeting, 18 April 2006Col2902
11th Meeting, 25 April 2006Col2989
12th Meeting, 2 May 2006Col3051
13th Meeting, 9 May 2006Item in private
14th Meeting, 16 May 2006Col3110
(b) Subordinate Legislation Committee
6th Meeting, 21 February 2006Col1559
7th Meeting, 28 February 2006Col1578
8th Meeting, 7 March 2006Col1590
10th Meeting, 21 March 2006Col1663
(c) Finance Committee
1st Meeting, 10 January 2006Col3281
3rd Meeting, 31 January 2006Col3378
4th Meeting, 7 February 2006Col3391
6th Meeting, 28 February 2006Item in private
Stage 1 Report (Enterprise and Culture Committee) published on 17 May 2006 – includes reports from Subordinate Legislation Committee and Finance Committee7th Report, 2006 (SP Paper 559)
Volume 1 & Volume 2
(d) Consideration by Parliament
Stage 1 Debate, 24 May 2006Cols 25891 - 25940
Stage 2
Enterprise and Culture Committee
17th Meeting, 13 June 2006Col3153
18th Meeting, 20 June 2006Col3171
20th Meeting, 12 September 2006Col3233
21st Meeting, 19 September 2006Col3270
22nd Meeting, 26 September 2006Col3281
23rd Meeting, 3 October 2006Col3329
24th Meeting, 24 October 2006Col3384
26th Meeting, 7 November 2006Col3440
Bill as amended at Stage 2, 8 November 2006Bill as amended at Stage 2 (SP Bill 50A)
After Stage 2
(a) Subordinate Legislation Committee
32nd Meeting, 21 November 2006Col2145
33rd Meeting, 28 November 2006Col2145
Report (30 November 2006) on Bill as amended at Stage 244th Report, 2006 (SP Paper 688)
(b) Finance Committee
30th Meeting, 28 November 2006Col4210
Stage 3
Consideration by Parliament
Stage 3 Debate, 30 November 2006Cols 29824 – 29882 and 29920 - 29985
Bill passed, 30 November 2006Bill as passed (SP Bill 50B)
Royal Assent – 15 January 2007Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 3)

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