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Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011

Parliamentary History

74.The table below sets out, for each stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for the Act, the dates on which the proceedings at that stage took place, the reference to the Official report of those proceedings and the dates on which the Committee reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published.

Proceedings and ReportsReferences
Bill, as introduced, 7 October 2010Certification of Death (Scotland) Bill as introduced:
SPICe Briefing (SB-10-83), 25 November 2010
Stage 1
Health and Sport Committee
34th meeting, 24 November 2010Col 3710
35th meeting, 1 December 2010Col 3744
38th meeting, 15 December 2010Col 3861
1st report, Health and Sport Committee, SP Paper 568Report on Certification of Death (Scotland) Bill
Subordinate Legislation Committee
32nd meeting, 23 November 2010Col 1190
66th report, Subordinate Legislation CommitteeReport on Certification of Death (Scotland) Bill
Consideration by Parliament
3 February 2011Official report, Stage 1 debate
After Stage 1
Subordinate Legislation Committee
5th meeting, 22 February 2011Col 1312
Stage 2
Health and Sport Committee
4th meeting, 2 March 2011Col 3962
Bill, as amended at Stage 2, 14 December 2010Certification of Death (Scotland) Bill as amended at stage 2
After Stage 2
Subordinate Legislation Committee
8th meeting, 15 March 2011Col 1374
20th report, Subordinate Legislation CommitteeReport on Certification of Death (Scotland) Bill as amended at stage 2
Stage 3
Consideration by Parliament
16 March 2011Official Report, Stage 3 debate
Bill, as passed, 16 March 2011Certification of Death (Scotland) Bill as passed
Royal Assent
20 April 2011

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