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Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction)(Scotland) Act 2011

Parliamentary History

33.The following table sets out, for each Stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament 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 Act were published, and references to those Reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReferences
Bill as introducedSP Bill 53
Stage 1
Equal Opportunities Committee (lead)
18th Meeting 201026 October2010 (in private) & Minutes
21st Meeting 201023 November 2010, Cols 2169 - 2204 & Minutes
24th Meeting 201014 December 2010, Cols 2281 - 2330 & Minutes
1st Report 201126 January 2011, SP Paper 570
Finance Committee
Report to Equal Opportunities Committee8 December 2010, SP Paper 570 at Annex C
Subordinate Legislation Committee
32nd Meeting 201023 November2010, Col 1189 & Minutes
34th Meeting 20107 December 2010 (in private) & Minutes
Report to Equal Opportunities Committee8 December 2010, SPPaper 540
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate2 February 2011, Col 32824 - 32846
Stage 2
Equal Opportunities Committee
4th Meeting 20111 March 2011, Col 2383 - 2389 & Minutes
Bill as amended at Stage 2SP Bill 53A
After Stage 2
Subordinate Legislation Committee
5th Meeting 201122 February 2011, Cols 1313 - 1314 & Minutes
7th Meeting 20118 March 2011 (in private) & Minutes
Report to Equal Opportunities Committee8 March 2011, SP Paper 615
Stage 3
Stage 3 debate22 March 2011, Cols 34718 - 34737
Bill as passedSP Bill 53B
Royal Assent
Royal Assent, 27 April 2011Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Act 2011

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