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Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012

Parliamentary History

51.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, 16th June 2011SP Bill 1
SPICe Briefing (SB 11-48) on the Bill, as introduced, published 20th June 2011Sb 11-48
Stage 1
(a) Justice Committee
2nd Meeting, 21 June 2011Col. 15
3rd Meeting, 22 June 2011Col. 81
(b) Consideration by Parliament
Stage 1 Debate, 23rd June 2011Meeting of Parliament
Stage 2
(a) Justice Committee
5th Meeting, 6 September 2011Col. 156
6th Meeting, 13 September 2011Col.217
7th Meeting, 20 September 2011Col.278
15th Meeting, 22 November 2011Col. 475
Report of the Justice Committee, 6 October 2011SP Paper 21
(b) Finance Committee
3rd Meeting, 14th September 2011Col. 28
(c) Consideration by Parliament
Stage 2 Debate, 3rd November 2011Meeting of Parliament
Bill, as amended at Stage 2SP Bill 1A
After Stage 2
Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum SPBill 1A–DPM
Subordinate Legislation Committee
13th Meeting, 29 November 2011Col. 171
Report of the Subordinate Legislation Committee, 6 December 2011SPPaper 45
Stage 3
Consideration by Parliament
Stage 3 Debate, 14th December 2011Meeting of Parliament
Bill as passedSP Bill 1B
Royal Assent
19th January 2012Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012

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