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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Parliamentary History

342.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 2016 Act were published, and references to those reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportReference
Bill as Introduced, 7 February 2014As introduced
SPICe briefing on Bill as introduced, 13 March 2014Spice
Stage 1
Finance Committee
19 February 2014Finance Committee 19 February 2014
26 March 201426 March 2014 - Finance Committee
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
11 March 2014Dplrc
Consideration by Parliament
Stage 1 debate, 21 May 2014Stage 1 debate
Stage 2
Bill as amended at stage 2, 19 June 2014
Finance Committee
26 March 2014Finance Committee
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
20 May 2014Official Report – 20 May 2014 - DPLRC
Stage 3
Consideration by Parliament
Stage 3 Debate, 7 October 2014Official Report - 7 October 2014
Bill as passed, 8 October 2014Bill as passed
Royal Assent, 10 November 2014The Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

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