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Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (Scotland) Act 2012

Parliamentary History

23.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, the references to the Official Report of those proceedings, the dates on which Committee Reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published, and references to those Reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReferences
Bill as introduced, 31 October 2011
SPICe Briefing (SB 12-01) on the Bill, as introduced, published 5 January 2012
Stage 1
(a) Health and Sport Committee
1st meeting, 10 January 2012
2nd meeting, 10 January 2012
3rd meeting, 17 January 2012
4th meeting, 24 January 2012
5th meeting, 31 January 2012
7th meeting, 21 February 2012
8th meeting, 28 February 2012Item in private
9th meeting, 6 March 2012Item in private
(b) Subordinate Legislation Committee
16th meeting, 20 December
2nd meeting, 24 January 2012
(c) Finance Committee
14th meeting, 21 December 2011
2nd meeting, 18 January 2012Item in private
Stage 1 report (Health and Sport Committee) published on 7 March 2012 (2nd Report)
Subordinate Legislation Committee, 3rd. Report, 25 January 2012
Finance Committee 24 January 2012 Report on the Financial Memorandum of the Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (Scotland) Bill.
(d) Consideration by Parliament
Stage 1 Debate, 14 March 2012
After Stage 1
Subordinate Legislation Committee
11th meeting, 24 April 2012
Stage 2
Health and Sport Committee
14th meeting, 1 May 2012
Bill as amended at Stage 2, 2 May 2012
After Stage 2
Subordinate Legislation Committee
13th meeting, 15 May 2012Item in private
Subordinate Legislation Committee, 25th Report, 16 May 2012
SPICe Briefing (SB 12-34 ) on the Bill (Parliamentary Consideration prior to Stage 3) published 17 May 2012.
Stage 3
Consideration by Parliament
Stage 3 Debate, 24 May 2012
Royal Assent 29 June 2012Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 4)

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