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Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Act 2015

Parliamentary History

22.The following table sets out, for each Stage of proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for the 2015 Act, the dates of proceedings at that Stage took place, and the reference to the official report on those proceedings. It also shows the dates Committee reports and other papers relating to the 2015 Act were published, and references to those reports and other papers.

Proceedings and ReportsReferences
Bill as introduced – 14 August 2014
Stage 1
(a) - Justice Committee
13 January 2015
20 January 2015
27 January 2015
3 February 2015
24 February 2015
3 March 2015
17 March 2015
Stage 1 report
(b) – Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
4 November 2014
24 February 2015
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate, 2 April 2015
Stage 2
(a) Justice Committee
26 May 2015
27 May 2015
2 June 2015
(b) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
26 May 2015
23 June 2015
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 debate, 23 June 2015
Bill passed
Royal Assent received 4 August 2015

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