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High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013

Parliamentary History

80.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, 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 Act were published, and references to those reports and other papers.


Draft and Final Proposals, and list of supportersProposal
Local Government and Regeneration Committee
3rd meeting. 1 February 2012Column 572 - 582
Bill as introduced – 2 October 2012SP Bill 16 – Session 4 (2013)
Stage 1
(a) Local Government and Regeneration Committee
28th meeting, 5 December 2012Column 1480 - 1504
29th meeting, 12 December 2012Column 1512 - 1534
30th meeting, 19 December 2012Column 1555 - 1582
3rd report 2013, (Session 4) – High Hedges (Scotland) BillReport
(b) Finance Committee
33rd meeting, 12 December 2012Column 1988 - 1998
Letter to Lead Committee, 13 December 2012Papers, page 16
(c) Subordinate Legislation Committee
29th meeting, 11 December 2012Column 665 (private)
58th report 2012, (Session 4) – High Hedges (Scotland) BillReport
11th meeting, 26 March 2013Column 858
22nd report 2013, (Session 4) – High Hedges (Scotland) BillReport
(d) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate – 5 February 2013column 16363 - 16396
Stage 2
(a) Local Government and Regeneration Committee
Stage 2 debate – 6 March 2013column 1805 - 1833
Bill as amended at Stage 2 – 7 March 2013SP Bill 16A – Session 4 (2013)
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 debate – 28 March 2013column18466 - 18518
Bill as PassedSP Bill 16B – Session 4 (2013)
Royal Assent
2 May 2013

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