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Scottish Local Government (Elections) Act 2009

Parliamentary History

The following table sets out, for each Stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for this Act, the dates which the proceedings at that Stage took place, and the references to the Official Report of those proceedings. It also shows the dates on which the Committee reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published, and the references to those reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReference
Bill as introduced - 3 February 2009SP Bill 21 2009
SPICe Briefing (SB 09-21) on Bill (as introduced), published 19 March 2009SPICe briefing SB09-21
Stage 1
(a) Lead Committee – Local Government and Communities
Local Government and Communities Committee’s Stage 1 report, published 30 April 20098th Report 2009, Session 3
(b) Finance Committee
4th Meeting, 10 February 2009Col 981
7th Meeting, 10 March 2009Col 997-1007
Finance Committee’s report on Financial Memorandum, published 25 March 2009Report 2009 (Session 3) - Finance Committee
(c) Subordinate Legislation
9th Meeting, 10 March 2009Col 517
Subordinate Legislation Committee’s report, published 17 March 2009Report 2009 (Session 3), Subordinate Legislation Committee
(d) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate – 14 May 2009Col 17439 - 17476
Stage 2
Stage 2 debate – 3 June 2009Col 2051
Bill (no amendments at Stage 2) – 17 December 2008SP Bill 21 2009
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 debate – 17 June 2009Col 18456 - 18479
Bill as passed – not produced for this Stage as no amendments were lodged.
Royal Assent
21 July 2009Scottish Local Government (Elections) Act 2009 asp 10

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