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Agricultural Holdings (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2012

Parliamentary History

18.The following table sets out, for each Stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for this 2012 Act, the dates on which the proceedings at that Stage took place, and the references to the official report of those proceedings. It also shows the dates on which Committee Reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published, and references to those reports and other papers.

Introduction – 31 October 2011Bill as introduced (SP Bill 3)
Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee (lead)
1st Meeting, Wednesday 11th January 2012col. 500- 509
2nd Meeting, Wednesday 18th January 2012col. 520 -540
3rd Meeting, Wednesday 25th January 2012col. 560 - 578
3rd Report, 2012, Stage 1 Report on the Agricultural Holdings (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill24th February 2012 (SP Paper79)
Finance Committee
10th Meeting, 16th November 2011Minutes,paragraph 5.
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate, 28th March 2012Official report cols. 7761 - 7793
Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee
13th Meeting, Wednesday 9th May 2012Col. 921- 925
Bill as amended at Stage 2Bill as amended at Stage 2
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate – 7th June 2012Official Report, 7th June 2012
Royal Assent, 12 July 2012

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