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Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Act 2018

Parliamentary History

33.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.

Bill as introduced on 11 May 2017
Policy Memorandum
Stage 1
Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee
23 May 2017 (evidence)
6 June 2017 (evidence)
13 June 2017 (evidence)
27 June 2017 (evidence)
5 September 2017 (private)
19 September 2017 (private)
Stage 1 Report - 22 September 2017
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
23 May 2017
Report 24 May 2017
Consideration by Parliament - Stage 1 debate, 5 October 2017
Stage 2
Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee
31 October 2017 (private)
21 November 2017
Bill As Amended 22 November 2017
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
12 December 2017
Report - 12 December 2017
Stage 3
Consideration by Parliament - Stage 3 debate, 20 December 2017
Royal Assent
24 January 2018

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