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Friday 22 September 2000

Section G - Bills, amendments to Bills and proposals for members’ Bills




New Bills introduced or reprinted on 21 September 2000

Abolition of Poindings and Warrant Sales Bill-The Bill was reprinted at Stage 2. (SP Bill 3A) (Member's Bill)

Proposals for Members' Bills

Names marked with an asterisk (*) are new names of support. Proposals that have attracted 11 supporters have those supporters' names shown in bold. The member who lodged such a proposal has the right to introduce a Member's Bill to give effect to that proposal under rule 9.14.

Mr John Munro: Proposed GM Crops Trials Planning Permission Bill-Proposal for a Bill to amend planning legislation to require the applicant for GM crop trials to seek planning consent for that trial. (lodged 19 September 2000)

Dr Winnie Ewing: Proposed Planning permission for genetically modified crops Bill -Proposal for a Bill to provide that farming genetically modified crops instead of non-genetically modified crops will be a material change of use under planning legislation thus requiring local authority planning permission. (lodged 19 September 2000)



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