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Scottish Elections (Dates) Act 2016

Parliamentary History

8.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 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.

Bill as introduced – 18 November 2015SP Bill 84 – Session 4 (2015)
Stage One
Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee
21st Meeting: 3 December 2015
(Column 2-6)
22nd Meeting: 10 December 2015
Bill Report: 14 December 2015
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage One Debate: 7 January 2016
(Column 34-48)
Stage Two
Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee
2nd Meeting: 28 January 2016
(Column 3)
Stage Three
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage Three Debate: 25 February 2016
(Columns 68-75)
Bill as Passed: 25 February 2016SP Bill 84 Session 4 (2015)
Royal Assent
30 March 2016

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