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- the Bill has now been passed by the Parliament. This webpage describes the Finance Committee's work on the Bill.
The Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Parliament on 30 September 2009. The Committee was designated lead committee on the Bill at Stage 1 on 6 October 2010.
The Committee issued a call for evidence on the Bill on 30 September 2010.
Call for evidence
The Committee issued a call for written evidence which has now closed. Submissions received can be found below.
23 November 2010
14 December 2010
The Committee has published its Stage 1 Report on Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Bill
Stage 1 debate
The Stage 1 debate took place in the Chamber on 2 February 2011, and the general principles of the Bill were agreed to.
Stage 2 consideration
The Stage 3 debate and final vote on the Bill took place on Tuesday 22 March 2010. The Bill was passed by the Parliament.
For specific information on this work, please contact Rebecca Lamb, Assistant Clerk to the Committee on 0131 348 5213 or firstname.lastname@example.org