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National Galleries of Scotland Act 2016

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12.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 references to the Official Report of those proceedings. It also shows the dates on which the Committee reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published, and references to those reports and papers.

Bill as introduced - 25 June 2015SP Bill 77, Session 4 (2015)
SPICe briefing on the Bill – published 1 October 2016SPICe Briefing SB 15/62
The objection period ran from 26 June 2015 to 24 August 2015. No admissible objections were lodged
(a) National Galleries of Scotland Bill Committee
1st Meeting, 24 September 20151st Meeting, 24 September 2015
2nd Meeting, 8 October 2015 (evidence)2nd Meeting, 8 October 2015
3rd Meeting, 29 October 2015 (evidence)3rd Meeting, 29 October 2015
4th Meeting, 12 November 2015In private
Preliminary Stage Report, published 13 November 20151st Report, 2015 (Session 4) SP Paper 833
(b) Consideration by the Parliament
Preliminary Stage 1 debate – 3 December 2015Cols 36-46
National Galleries of Scotland Bill Committee
Consideration Stage proceedings – 15 December 20155th Meeting, 15 December 2015
Consideration by the Parliament
Debate on motion to pass Bill – 19 January 2016Cols 58 – 64
23 February 2016National Galleries of Scotland Act 2016 (asp 6)

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