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Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act (asp 5) which received Royal Assent on 19 January 2007

Parliamentary History

230.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 proceedings at that Stage took place, the references to the Official Report of those proceedings and the dates on which Committee Reports were published and the references to those Reports.

Proceedings and ReportsReference
21 February 2006 SP Bill 56 (Session 2)
Stage 1
Justice 2 Committee
11th Meeting, 200625 April 2006, cols. 2215-2251
12th Meeting, 20062 May 2006, cols. 2254-2322
13th Meeting, 20069 May 2006, cols. 2323-2369
14th Meeting, 200616 May 2006, cols. 2375-2541
15th Meeting, 200613 May 2006, cols. 2430-2500
16th Meeting, 200630 May 2006, cols. 2501-2550
11th Report, 2006: Stage 1 Report on the Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) BillSP Paper 615
Stage 2
Justice 2 Committee
23rd Meeting, 200626 September 2006, cols. 2729-2783
25th Meeting, 20063 October 2006, cols. 2786-2818
26th Meeting, 200624 October 2006, cols. 2820-2841
28th Meeting, 200631 October 2006, cols. 2873-2892
As amended at stage 2SP Paper 56 (2)
Stage 3
Subordinate Legislation Committee
(13 December 2006) Report on Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Bill as amended at Stage 2SP Paper 696
(b) Consideration by Parliament
14 December 2006Cols. 30358-30530
Royal Assent – 19 January 2007

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