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Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2011

Parliamentary History

21.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, and the references to the Official Report and minutes of proceedings in relation to those proceedings. It also provides references to committee reports and other papers relating to the Bill.

Bill introduced (27 May 2010)Bill (As Introduced) (SP Bill 45 (Session 3)):
Explanatory Notes (SP Bill 45–EN (Session 3)):
Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 45–PM (Session 3)):
SPICe Briefing on  Bill (As Introduced) (3 September 2010)Briefing (SB 10-53):
Justice Committee
20th meeting, 2010 (15 June 2010)Minutes of proceedings (item 4):
22nd meeting, 2010 (29 June 2010)Minutes of proceedings (item 6):
26th meeting, 2010 (28 September 2010)Minutes of proceedings (item 7):
27th meeting, 2010 (5 October 2010)Official Report (cols. 3585 to 3614):
Minutes of proceedings (items 1 and 2):
28th meeting, 2010 (26 October 2010)Official Report (cols. 3622 to 3654):
Minutes of proceedings (items 2 and 4):
29th meeting, 2010 (2 November 2010)Official Report (cols. 3671 to 3712):
Minutes of proceedings (items 4 and 5):
30th meeting, 2010 (9 November 2010)Official Report (cols. 3724 to 3758):
Minutes of proceedings (items 5 and 6):
32nd meeting, 2010 (23 November 2010)Papers (item 4):
Minutes of proceedings (item 4):
34th meeting, 2010 (30 November 2010)Correspondence (Papers for information):
36th meeting, 2010 (14 December 2010)Minutes of proceedings (item 5):
1st meeting, 2011 (11 January 2011)Minutes of proceedings (item 1):
Stage 1 Report on the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Justice Committee 1st Report, 2011 (Session 3) (SP Paper 556))Report:
Written submissions:
Finance Committee
20th meeting, 2010 (21 September 2010)Written submissions (item 2):
Official Reports (cols.2501 to 2505)
Minutes of proceedings (item 2):
Report on the Financial Memorandum of the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) BillReport:
Subordinate Legislation Committee
Report on Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Subordinate Legislation Committee 54th Report, 2010 (Session 3) (SP Paper 511))Report:
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate (19 January 2011)Official Report (cols. 32301 to 32324 and col. 32367):
Minutes of proceedings (item 2):
Justice Committee (4th meeting, 2011) (1 February 2011)Correspondence (Papers for information):
Justice Committee (5th meeting, 2011) (8 February 2011)Marshalled List of Amendments for Stage 2 (SP Bill 45–ML (Session 3)):
Groupings of Amendments for Stage 2 (SP Bill 45–G (Session 3)):
Official Report (cols. 4172 to 4192)
Minutes of proceedings (item 3):
Bill (As Amended at Stage 2) published (9 February 2011)Bill (As Amended at Stage 2) (SP Bill 45A (Session 3)):
Revised Explanatory Notes (SP Bill 45A–EN (Session 3)):
Revised Financial Memorandum (SP Bill 45A–FM (Session 3)):
SPICe Briefing on Bill As Amended at Stage 2  (24 February 2011):Briefing (SB 11-17):
Report on Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill As Amended at Stage 2 (Subordinate Legislation Committee 17th Report, 2011 (Session 3) (SP Paper 601))Report:
Consideration by the Parliament (16 March 2011)Marshalled List of Amendments selected for Stage 3 (SP Bill 45A–ML (Session 3)):
Groupings of Amendments for Stage 3 (SP Bill 45A–G (Session 3)):
Official Report (cols. 34474 to 34501 and col. 34528):
Minutes of Proceedings (items 13 and 14):
Bill (As Passed) published (17 March 2011)Bill (As Passed) (SP Bill 45B (Session 3)):
Royal Assent received 20 April 2011Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2011 (asp 13):

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