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Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (Amendment) Act 2021

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34.The following table sets out, for each Stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for this Act, the dates on which the proceedings at that Stage took place, and references to the Official Report of those proceedings. It also shows the dates on which Committee reports and other papers relating to the Bill were published, and gives references to those reports and other papers.

Bill (as introduced) – 26 September 2019SP Bill 55 – Session 5 (2020)
SPICe briefing on Bill (as introduced) – published 20 November 2019SPICe briefing SB 19-73
The objection period ran from 27 September 2019 to 25 November 2019. No objections were lodged.
(a) Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (Amendment) Bill Committee
2nd Meeting, 2019 – 17 DecemberColumns 1-28
Preliminary Stage report – published 15 January 20201st Report, 2020 (Session 5)
(b) Consideration by the Parliament
Preliminary Stage debate – 19 August 2020Columns 1-9
Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (Amendment) Bill Committee
Consideration of amendments
2nd Meeting, 2020 – 7 SeptemberColumns 1-4
Bill (as amended at Consideration Stage) – 7 September 2020SP Bill 55A – Session 5 (2020)
Consideration by the Parliament
Final Stage proceedings – 3 December 2020Columns 49-57
20 January 2021Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (Amendment) Act 2021 (asp 2)

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