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No. 16 Wednesday 8 September 1999

The meeting opened at 2.30 pm .

1. Mental Health (Public Safety and Appeals) (Scotland) Bill – Financial Resolution: The Minister for Finance moved S1M-118—That the Parliament, for the purposes of any Act of the Scottish Parliament resulting from the Me ntal Health (Public Safety and Appeals) (Scotland) Bill, agrees to the following expenditure payable out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund—

(a) expenditure by the Scottish Ministers in consequence of the Act; and
(b) increases attributable to the Act in sums payable out of that Fund by or under any other Act.

The motion was agreed to.

2. Mental Health (Public Safety and Appeals) (Scotland) Bill – Business Motion: Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S1M-130—That the Parliament agrees that the time for consideration of Stages 2 and 3 of the Me ntal Health (Public Safety and Appeals) (Scotland) Bill be allotted as follows, so that debate on each part of the proceedings, if not previously brought to a conclusion, shall be brought to a conclusion on the expiry of the specified period (calculated from the time when Stage 2 begins)—

Stage 2 – Committee of the Whole Parliament
Section 1 up to and including line 40 on page 2 of the Bill – 1 hour 20 minutes
Sections 1 and 2 up to and including line 23 on page 3 of the Bill – 1 hour 40 minutes
Sections 2 and 3 up to and including line 4 on page 4 of the Bill – 1 hour 50 minutes
Section 3 – 2 hours 30 minutes
Proposed new section – ‘ Meaning of medical treatment' – 2 hours 40 minutes
Remaining Stage 2 proceedings – 2 hours 50 minutes
Stage 3 – Meeting of the Parliament
All of Stage 3 – 3 hours 20 minutes

The motion was agreed to.

The meeting closed at 2.34 pm .

A second meeting opened at 5.30 pm .

3. Mental Health (Public Safety and Appeals) (Scotland) Bill – Stage 3: The Deputy First Minister and Minister for Justice moved S1M-121—That the Parliament agrees that the Me ntal Health (Public Safety and Appeals) (Scotland) Bill be passed.

After debate, the motion was agreed to.

The meeting closed at 5.40 pm.

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