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Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2021

Parliamentary History

40.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
Before introduction
Draft proposal – lodged 20 February 2019Proposed Protection of Livestock (Scotland) Bill
Final proposal – lodged 26 June 2019
Bill (as introduced) – 14 May 2020SP Bill 72, Session 5 (2020)
SPICe briefing on Bill (as introduced) – published 11 September 2020SPICe briefing SB 20-57
(a) Lead committee – Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee
22nd meeting, 2020, 16 September 2020Columns 1-48
23rd meeting, 2020, 23 September 2020Columns 1-44
26th meeting, 2020, 28 October 2020Columns 9-36
Stage 1 Report – published 14 December 202014th Report, 2020 (Session 5), SP Paper 871
(b) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
Report on the Bill: Stage 1 – published 20 October 202061st Report, 2020 (Session 5), SP Paper 834
(c) Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 debate – 21 January 2021 (NB: the decision on the Stage 1 motion was taken on 27 January 2021)Columns 75-98
Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee
Stage 2 proceedings – 7th meeting, 2021, 24 February 2021Columns 1-22
Bill (as amended at Stage 2) – 25 February 2021SP Bill 72A, Session 5 (2021)
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
Report on the Bill (as amended at Stage 2) – published 19 March 202120th Report, 2021 (Session 5), SP Paper 1006
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 3 proceedings – 24 March 2021Columns 68-95
Bill (as passed) – 25 March 2021SP Bill 72B, Session 5 (2021)
5 May 2021Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2021 (asp 18)

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