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Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2019

Parliamentary History

14.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 reportsReference
Bill as introduced – 2 October 2018SP Bill 40A – Session 5, 2018
(a) Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee
32nd Meeting, 6 December 2018Official Report
33rd Meeting, 13 December 2018Official Report
34th Meeting, 20 December 2018Official Report
1st Meeting, 10 January 2019In private
3rd Meeting, 24 January 2019In private
1st Report 2019 (Session 5) – Stage 1 Report on Bill – 7 February 2019Report
(b) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
31st Meeting, 30 October 2018In private
50th Report 2018 (Session 5) – Bill at Stage 1 – 31 October 2018Report
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 28 February 2019Official Report
(a) Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee
13th Meeting, 2 May 2019Official Report
Bill as amended at Stage 2SP Bill 40A – Session 5, 2019
(b) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
19th Meeting, 4 June 2019In private
31st Report 2019 (Session 5) – Bill as amended at Stage 2 – 5 June 2019Report
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 Debate – 12 June 2019Official Report
Royal Assent – 18 July 2019Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2019

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