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Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

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298.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 to the Act were published, and references to those reports and papers.

Proceedings and reportsReference
Bill as introduced – 14 May 2014Session 4, SP Bill 49
SPICe Briefing: Local Government LicensingSb, 14-81
SPICe Briefing: Air WeaponsSb, 14-84
Stage 1
(a) Local Government and Regeneration Committee
18 June 2014Minutes - LGR/S4/14/19/M
19 November 2014 (evidence)Official Report
10 December 2014 (evidence)Official Report
17 December 2014 (evidence)Official Report
14 January 2015 (evidence)Official Report
 21 January 2015 (evidence)Official Report
28 January 2015 (evidence)Official Report
4 February 2015Minutes - LGR/S4/15/5/M
18 February 2015 (evidence)Official Report
25 February 2015 (evidence)Official Report
11 March 2015Minutes - LGR/S4/15/9/M
18 March 2015Minutes - LGR/S4/15/10/M
3rd Report, Session 4 (2015) Stage 1 report on the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) BillStage 1 Report
(b) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
25 November 2014Official Report
20 January 2015Minutes - DPLR/S4/15/3/M
10 March 2015Official Report
(c) Finance Committee
25 June 2014Minutes - FI/S4/14/21/M
4 February 2015Official Report
18 February 2015Minutes - FI/S4/15/6/M
(d) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 23 April 2015Columns 37-92
Stage 2
(a) Local Government and Regeneration Committee
13 May 2015Official Report
20 May 2015Official Report
27 May 2015Official Report
Bill as amended at Stage 2Session 4, SP Bill 49A (as amended)
Stage 3
SPICe Briefing: Air Weapons & Licensing (Scotland) BillSb, 15-36
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate – 25 June 2015Columns 38-110, 112-113
Bill as passedSession 4 SP Bill 49B (as passed)
Royal Assent – 4 August 2015Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

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