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Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016

Parliamentary History

218.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 Bill were published, and gives references to those reports and other papers.

Bill as introduced – 29 October 2015SP Bill 82 – Session 4 (2015)
Spice briefing on Bill (as introduced) – published 08 December 2015SPICe briefing SB 15/79
Lead Committee – Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee
Stage 1 report  – published 15 December 201512th Report 2015 (Session 4)
12 November 2015Col 3-36
19 November 2015Col 2-34
03 December 2015In private
10 December 2015In private
Finance Committee
04 November 2015In private
18 November 2015In private
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
17 November 2015Col 42-44
01 December 2015In private
Report on delegated powers - published 02 December 201574th Report 2015 (Session 4)
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate – 07 January 2016Col 50-81
Lead Committee – Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee
Consideration of amendments – 04 February 2016Col 3-30
Bill (as amended at Stage 2) – published 05 February 2016SP Bill 82A – Session 4 (2016)
Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum – published 16 February 2016Supplementary Memorandum
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
Consideration of delegated powers at stage 2 – 01 March 2016Col 6
Report on delegated powers – published 02 March 201618th Report 2016 (Session 4)
SPICe briefing on Bill at stage 3 – published 02 March 2016SPICE briefing SB 16/23
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 proceedings – 10 March 2016Col 34-115
Bill (as passed) – published 11 March 2016SP Bill 82B – Session 4 (2016)
14 April 2016Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 (asp 16)

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