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Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Act 2015

Parliamentary History

30.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 of that Stage took place and the references to the official report of those proceedings. It also shows the dates on which the Committee Reports and other papers relating to the Act were published, and references to those reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReferences
Bill as introduced – 14 May 2014SP Bill 50 - Session 4 (2014)
Bill (As introduced)
Stage 1
(a) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
18th Meeting, 27 May 2014In private
21st Meeting, 17 June 2014Cols 1509 – 1534
Official Report of Meeting 17 June 2014
23rd Meeting, 05 August 2014Col 1572
Official Report of Meeting 05 August 2014
25th Meeting, 19 August 2014Cols 1600 – 1620
Official Report of Meeting 19 August 2014
27th Meeting, 30 September 2014Cols 21 – 51
Official Report of Meeting 30 September 2014
28th Meeting, 07 October 2014Cols 2 – 33
Official Report of Meeting 07 October 2014
29th Meeting, 28 October 2014Cols 6 – 18
Official Report of Meeting 28 October 2014
Stage 1 Report, 14 November 2014Stage 1 Report
Stage 1 Report on the Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Bill
(b) Finance Committee
17th Meeting, Wednesday 28 May 2014In private
(c) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate, 25 November 2014Cols 34 – 64
Official Report of Parliament 25 November 2014
Stage 2
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
3rd Meeting, 20 January 2015Col 2
Official Report of Meeting 20 January 2015
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate, 24 February 2015Cols 8 - 28
Official Report, Meeting of the Parliament, 24 February 2015
Bill as passed
Royal Assent
01 April 2015Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Act 2015

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