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Double Jeopardy (Scotland) Act 2011

Parliamentary History

84.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 report and other papers relating to the Bill were published.

Proceedings and ReportsReference
7 October 2010Bill as Introduced
Stage 1
(a) Justice Committee
31st Meeting,Col 3766
16 November 2010
35th Meeting,Col 3916
7 December 2010
36th Meeting,Col 3959
14 December 2010
>37th Meeting,Col 3988
21 December 2010
(b) Finance Committee
22nd Meeting,Col 2600
26 October 2010
(c) Subordinate Legislation Committee
33rd Meeting,Col 1199
30 November 2010
Report by Justice CommitteeReport on the Double Jeopardy (Scotland) Bill
(d) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate,Col 32903
3 February 2010
Stage 2
Justice Committee
8th Meeting,Col 4235
1 March 2011
Bill as amended at Stage 2
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate,Col 34741
22 March 2011
Bill passed, 22 March 2011
Royal Assent – the Bill Received Royal Assent on 27 April 2011

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