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ANNEX A

BILLS INTRODUCED

The following Bills were introduced on the dates shown—

10 May 2005

Transport (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 28A) (Executive Bill)

19 May 2005

St Andrew’s Day Bank Holiday (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to establish a bank holiday for St Andrew’s Day. (SP Bill 41) (Member’s Bill)

Introduced by:  Dennis Canavan

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 41-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 41-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

26 May 2005

Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 29B) (Executive Bill)

2 June 2005

Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 30B) (Executive Bill)

14 June 2005

Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 33A) (Executive Bill)

17 June 2005

Environmental Levy on Plastic Bags (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to provide for a levy on the provision of plastic bags to customers; to provide for the levy to be used by local authorities for environmental purposes; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 43) (Member’s Bill)

Introduced by:  Mike Pringle

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 43–EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 43–PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

30 June 2005

Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 33B) (Executive Bill).

12 September 2005

Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision (including provision for the purposes of section 39 of the Scotland Act 1998) about the registration and declaration of interests of members of the Scottish Parliament and the prohibition of advocacy by such members in return for payment or benefit in kind; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 44) (Committee Bill)

Introduced by: Brian Adam (on behalf of the Standards and Public Appointments Committee)

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 44-EN) were printed to accompany the Bill.

14 September 2005

Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 38A) (Executive Bill)

27 September 2005

Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 39A) (Executive Bill)

28 September 2005

Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make further provision for the involvement of parents in their children’s education and in school education generally; to provide for the establishment of councils to represent the parents of pupils attending public schools; to abolish School Boards; to make further provision as regards the appointment of headteachers and deputy headteachers; to make further provision as regards the content of the development plan for a school; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 45) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Peter Peacock
Supported by:  Robert Brown

30 September 2005

Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make further provision about the police; to make further provision about public order and safety; to make further provision about criminal justice; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 46) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Cathy Jamieson
Supported by:  Hugh Henry

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 46-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 46-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

Explanatory Notes to the Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill—A corrected version of the Explanatory Notes has been printed. (SP Bill 47-EN (Revised)) (Executive Bill)

Licensing (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 37A) (Executive Bill)

Explanatory Notes to the Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill—A corrected version of the Explanatory Notes has been printed. (SP Bill 47-EN (Revised)) (Executive Bill)

5 October 2005

Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the Animal Health Act 1981, including by making provision for preventing the spread of disease; to make provision for the welfare of animals, including for prevention of harm; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 47) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Ross Finnie

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 47-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 47-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

7 October 2005

Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to provide for the appointment and functions of the Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights. (SP Bill 48) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Cathy Jamieson
Supported by:  Robert Brown

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 48-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 48-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

28 October 2005

Joint Inspection of Children’s Services and Inspection of Social Work Services (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for the carrying out of joint inspections of the provision of services to children; and to make provision as to the appointment of persons to act as social work inspectors and their functions. (SP Bill 49) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Peter Peacock
Supported by:  Robert Brown, Mr Andy Kerr

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 49-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 49-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

2 November 2005

Housing (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 40A) (Executive Bill)

3 November 2005

Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 39B) (Executive Bill)

9 November 2005

Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 38B) (Executive Bill)

16 November 2005

Licensing (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 37B) (Executive Bill)

21 November 2005

Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the law of sequestration and personal insolvency; to amend the law about floating charges; to establish a Scottish Civil Enforcement Commission and replace officers of court with messengers of court; to amend the law of diligence; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 50) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Nicol Stephen
Supported by:  Allan Wilson

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 50-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 50-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

24 November 2005

Housing (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 40B) (Executive Bill)

15 December 2005

Family Law (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 36B) (Executive Bill)

19 December 2005

Planning etc. (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make further provision relating to town and country planning; to make provision for business improvement districts; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 51) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Malcolm Chisholm
Supported by:  Johann Lamont

Local Electoral Administration and Registration Services (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision in relation to the administration and conduct of local government elections; to reorganise local registration services; to amend the law in relation to the registration of births and deaths and the procedure in relation to marriages and civil partnerships; to provide for the recording of certain events occurring outwith Scotland in relation to persons who have a Scottish connection; to make available certain information and records held by the Registrar General; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 52) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Mr Tom McCabe
Supported by:  George Lyon

17 January 2006

Human Tissue (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 42A) (Executive Bill)

31 January 2006

Glasgow Airport Rail Link Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to authorise the construction of a railway from a point east of Paisley St James Station to Glasgow Airport and to make improvements in the existing railway between Paisley St James Station and Glasgow Central Station; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 54) (Private Bill)

Introduced by:  Strathclyde Passenger Transport Executive

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 54-EN) and a Promoter’s Memorandum (SP Bill 54-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

2 February 2006

Human Tissue (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 42B) (Executive Bill).

9 February 2006

Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed (SP Bill 53A) (Executive Bill)

27 February 2006

Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision as to bail in criminal proceedings; to reform certain aspects of summary criminal procedure; to make provision in relation to solemn criminal procedure; to make provision as to maximum penalties in the summary criminal courts; to make provision for the purpose of compensation orders in favour of victims of offences; to make provision for and in relation to alternatives to prosecution; to make provision as to enforcement of financial penalties for offences; to make provision establishing the JP court and for disestablishing the district court; to provide for the inspection of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 55) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Cathy Jamieson

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 55-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 55-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

1 March 2006

Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to establish the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission; to make provision as regards complaints against members of the legal profession in Scotland and other matters concerning the regulation of that profession; to make provision in connection with the administration of the Scottish Legal Aid Fund, including a register of advisers in connection with advice and assistance; and for connected purposes.  (SP Bill 56) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Cathy Jamieson

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 56-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 56-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

2 March 2006

Crofting Reform etc. Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make further provision as regards crofting and as regards the Scottish Land Court; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 57) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Ross Finnie
Supported by:  Rhona Brankin

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 57-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 57-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

16 March 2006

Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to authorise the construction of new railways to link Edinburgh Airport to the national rail network; to make provision concerning planning agreements and developer contributions relating to the railway; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 58) (Private Bill)

Introduced by:  tie Limited

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 58-EN) and a Promoter’s Memorandum (SP Bill 58-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

20 March 2006

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day Trading (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to prohibit the opening of large shops on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day for the purpose of retail trading. (SP Bill 59) (Member’s Bill)

Introduced by:  Karen Whitefield

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 59-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 59-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

Tourist Boards (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to rename the Scottish Tourist Board, to increase the maximum number of members of that body and to abolish area tourist boards (SP Bill 60) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Patricia Ferguson

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 60-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 60-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

27 March 2006

Adoption and Children (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to restate and amend the law relating to adoption; to make other provision in relation to the care and possession of children; to enable provision to be made in relation to allowances for the fostering of children; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 61) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Peter Peacock
Supported by:  Robert Brown

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 61-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 61-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

29 March 2006

Edinburgh Tram (Line One) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as passed. (SP Bill 17A) (Private Bill)

Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 47A) (Executive Bill)

30 March 2006

Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for the purposes of protecting adults from abuse; to require the establishment of committees with functions relating to the safeguarding of adults who are at risk of abuse; to amend the law relating to incapable adults; to remove an individual’s liability for expenses incurred by councils in performing certain functions in relation to the individual’s spouse or child; to allow the Scottish Ministers to delegate their functions relating to councils’ duty to pay sums for the purposes of securing community care services; to make provision entitling a council to recover expenses incurred in providing social services to persons who are not ordinarily resident in the council’s area; to allow the Public Guardian to intervene in court proceedings; to adjust the circumstances in which extensions of orders authorising compulsory treatment of mentally disordered persons must be reviewed; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 62) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by:  Mr Andy Kerr
Supported by:  Lewis Macdonald

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 62-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 62-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

31 March 2006

Health Board Elections (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for local public elections to Health Boards in Scotland; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 63) (Member’s Bill)

Introduced by:  Bill Butler

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 63-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 63-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

18 April 2006

Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 46A) (Executive Bill)

19 April 2006

Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2. (SP Bill 45A) (Executive Bill)

26 April 2006

Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 3. (SP Bill 44B) (Committee Bill)

The following Bill was withdrawn on the date shown—

21 July 2005

Prohibition of Smoking in Regulated Areas (Scotland) Bill—The Bill, introduced on 3 February 2004, was withdrawn by Stewart Maxwell. (SP Bill 20) (Member’s Bill)