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Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Act 2017

Parliamentary History

21.The following is a list of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for the Act and significant documents connected to the Bill published by the Parliament during the Bill’s parliamentary passage.

Proceedings and ReportsReferences
Bill as introducedSP Bill 1 – Session 5 (2016)
Stage 1
(a) Justice Committee
11th Meeting - 29 November 2016Item in private
3rd Meeting - 24 January 2017Item in private
6th Meeting - 21 February 2017Column 1 - 50
7th Meeting - 28 February 2017Column 5 -50
10th Meeting  - 14 March 2017Column 7 - 35
11th Meeting - 21 March 2017Item in private
14th Meeting - 18 April 2017Item in private
Stage 1 Report on the Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill - 20 April 2017Report
(b) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
14th Meeting - 13 December 2016Column 5
3rd Report 2017, (Session 5): Limitation (Childhood Abuse (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 -18 January 2017Report
(c) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 27 April 2017Column 55 - 98
Stage 2
(a) Justice Committee
19th Meeting – 23 May 2017Column 27 -32
Bill as amended at Stage 2 – 23 May 2017SP Bill 01A – Session 5 (2017)
Stage 3
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate – 22 June 2017Column 46- 89
Royal Assent
28 July 2017Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Act (asp 3)

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