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Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Act 2016

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28.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 – 15 December 2014SP Bill 58 – Session 4 (2014)
SPICe briefing on Bill (as introduced) – published 4 June 2015SPICe briefing SB 15/30
(a) Lead committee – Health and Sport Committee
Stage 1 report – published 24 September 201511th Report, 2015 (Session 4)
(b)Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
16th Meeting, 12 May 2015Col 6
Stage 1 Report – published 13 May 201528th Report, 2015 (Session 4)
(c) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate – 8 October 2015Cols 51 - 92
Consideration of amendments by Health and Sport Committee – 17 November 2015Cols 1 - 13
Bill (as amended at Stage 2) – published 18 November 2015SP Bill 58A – Session 4 (2015)
Consideration of the Bill (as amended at Stage 2) by Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee – report published 9 December 201581st Report, 2015 (Session 4)
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 proceedings – 17 December 2015Cols 38 – 69
21 January 2016Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Act 2016 (asp 3)

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