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Islands (Scotland) Act 2018


89.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.

The Bill was introduced on 12 June 2017 - SP Bill 15 (2017))
Stage 1
(a) Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee
13 September 2017 (evidence)  (Official Report)
20 September 2017 (evidence) (Official Report)
27 September 2017 (evidence) (Official Report)
2 October 2017 (evidence) (Official Report)
25 October 2017 (evidence) (Official Report)
1 November 2017 (evidence) (Official Report)
8 November 2017 (evidence) (Official Report)
(b) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
19 September 2017 (Official Report)
(c) Stage 1 Report
22 January 2018, Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee Report (REC Committee Report)
(d) Consideration by Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 8 February 2018 (Official Report)
Stage 2
Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee – 21 March 2018 (Official Report)
Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee – 28 March 2018 (Official Report)
Stage 3
Stage 3 Debate – 30 May 2018 (Official Report)
Royal Assent
Royal Assent — 6 July 2018

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