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Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Act 2007

Parliamentary History

487.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, 27 February 2006Bill as introduced (SP Bill 55)
Preliminary Discussion
Finance Committee
7th Meeting, 7 March 2006Col 3501
Justice 1 Committee
9th Meeting, 22 March 2006Item in private
10th Meeting, 29 March 2006Item in private
Stage 1
Finance Committee
11th Meeting, 18 April 2006Col 3511
Justice 1 Committee
11th Meeting, 19 April 2006Col 2821
13th Meeting, 3 May 2006Col 2940
15th Meeting, 10 May 2006Col 3009
16th Meeting, 17 May 2006Col 3049
18th Meeting, 24 May 2006Col 3157
20th Meeting, 31 May 2006Col 3283
23rd Meeting, 14 June 2006Item in private
25th Meeting, 21 June 2006Item in private
27th Meeting, 28 June 2006Item in private
Stage 1 Report - 10th Report, 2006 (SP Paper 621) - includes reports from Finance Committee and Subordinate Legislation Committee to Justice 1 CommitteeVolume 1 and Volume 2
Subordinate Legislation Committee
15th Meeting, 9 May 2006Col 1765
17th Meeting, 23 May 2006Col 1817
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate, 14 September 2006Cols 27567-27608
Pre-Stage 2
Justice 1 Committee
34th Meeting, 27 September 2006Col 3859
Stage 2
Justice 1 Committee
36th Meeting, 4 October 2006Col 3869
40th Meeting, 8 November 2006Col 3929
43rd Meeting, 15 November 2006Col 3981
44th Meeting, 22 November 2006Col 4029
Post Stage 2
Subordinate Legislation Committee
1st Meeting, 9 January 2007Col 2217
2nd Report, 2007 (SP Paper 721)Report on the Bill as amended at Stage 2
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate, 18 January 2007Cols 31200-31253 Morning Debate
Cols 31290-31310 Afternoon Debate
Col 31311 Decision Time
Bill As Passed, 18 January 2007Bill as passed (SP Bill 55)

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