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Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010

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289.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 and the dates on which Committee Reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published, and references to those Reports and other papers.

30 September 2009 – Bill as IntroducedSP Bill 30
Stage 1
(a) Justice Committee
Meeting – 8 December 2009Column2430
Meeting – 15 December 2009Column 2475
Meeting – 5 January 2010Column 2529
Meeting – 12 January 2010Column 2570
Meeting – 23 February 2010In private
Meeting – 10 March 2010In private
Stage 1 Report on the Legal Services (Scotland) BillSP paper400
(b) Finance Committee
Meeting – 6 October 2009Column 1605
(c) Subordinate Legislation Committee
Meeting 17 November 2009Column 787
Report to the Justice Committee – 6 January 2010: Report on Legal Services (Scotland) BillSP paper360
(d) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate, 28 April 2010Columns 25752 and 25792
Stage 2
(a) Justice Committee
Meeting – 8 June 2010Column 3174
Meeting – 15 June 2010Column 3221
Meeting – 22 June 2010Column 3290
Meeting – 29 June 2010Column3360
Bill as amended at Stage 2SP Bill 30
(b) Subordinate Legislation Committee
Meeting – 21 September 2010In private
Report (23 September 2010): Legal Services (Scotland) Bill as amended at Stage 2SP paper489
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 consideration of amendments – 6 October 2010Column 29250
Stage 3 debate – 6 October 2010Column 29333
Bill as passedSP Bill 30
Royal Assent
Legal  Services (Scotland) Act 2010The Act

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