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Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016

Parliamentary History

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

Bill as introduced - 4 June 2015SP Bill 73 – Session 4 (2015)
Stage 1
(a) Health and Sport Committee
21st meeting, 23 June 2015(in private)
23rd meeting, 8 September 2015columns 2-26
25th meeting, 22 September 2015columns 2-29
27th meeting, 6 October 2015columns 2-22
28th meeting, 27 October 2015(in private)
29th meeting, 3 November 2015(in private)
14th Report, 2015 (Session 4): Stage 1 Report on Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Bill
(b) Finance Committee
22nd meeting, 16 September 2015columns 2-9
24th meeting, 30 September 2015(in private)
Report on the Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Bill’s Financial Memorandum
(c) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
23rd meeting, 1 September 2015columns 7-11
26th meeting, 22 September 2015(in private)
27th meeting, 29 September 2015(in private)
30th meeting, 3 November 2015columns 23-24
Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1, 56th Report, 2015 (Session 4)
(d) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 1 December 2015columns 14-63
Stage 2
(a) Health and Sport Committee
5th meeting, 19 January 2016columns 1-7
7th meeting, 26 January 2016columns 4-20
Bill as amended at Stage 2 – 27 January 2016
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate – 3 March 2016columns 40-63
Bill as Passed – 4 March 2016SP Bill 73B Session 4 (2016)
Royal Assent
06 April 2016Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 (asp 14)

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