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Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012

Parliamentary History

141.The table below sets out, for each Stage of the Scottish Parliament proceedings on the Bill for this Act, the dates on which the proceedings at that Stage took place, with references to the Official Report of those proceedings, and the dates on which Committee reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published. The table includes links to the reports and papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReference
Bill as introduced, 17 January 2012
SPICe Briefing on Bill (as introduced)
Stage 1
(a) Subordinate Legislation Committee
Meeting 28 February 2012
Meeting 8 May 2012
(b) Finance Committee
Meeting 18 January 2012
(c) Justice Committee
Stage 1 Report
(d) Local Government and Regeneration Committee
Meeting 18 January 2012
Meeting 8 February 2012
(3) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate, 10 May 2012
Stage 2
(a) Justice Committee
Meeting 29 May 2012
Meeting 12 June 2012
(b) Subordinate Legislation Committee
Meeting 19 June 2012
Bill as amended at Stage 2
SPICe Briefing on Bill (Parliamentary Consideration prior to Stage 3)
Stage 3
Stage 3 debate, 27 June 2012
Bill as passed
Royal Assent, 7 August 2012

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