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Section J – Progress of Legislation

For further information on the progress of Bills and subordinate legislation, contact either the relevant clerk or webpage (see end of Bulletin for details).

Bills in Progress

A list of all bills in progress can be accessed by the Scottish Parliament website at www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/bills/index.htm

For each Bill, the date of the next (or most recent) event in the Bill’s passage is given. Other relevant information, e.g. about lodging amendments, is given in italics.

As soon as a Public Bill (i.e. an Executive, Committee or Member’s Bill) has completed Stage 1, amendments for consideration at Stage 2 may be lodged; and as soon as Stage 2 is completed, amendments for Stage 3 consideration may be lodged. The last lodging day for amendments at Stage 2 is three sitting days before the meeting at which those amendments will be considered (e.g. Thursday for a meeting on Tuesday); at Stage 3 it is four days before. Amendments may be lodged until 4.30 pm on any sitting day, except on the last lodging day for Stage 2, when the deadline is 12 noon. Members are advised to lodge amendments in good time before the beginning of a Stage and as early as possible during the day.

Amendments to Private Bills are subject to different deadlines. These are set out in Rule 9A.12 of Standing Orders.

(Ex) = Executive Bill; (M) = Member’s Bill; (C) = Committee Bill; (P) = Private Bill.

Adoption and Children (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Education)) 28 June

Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Health)) 5 September

Airdrie-Bathgate Railway and Linked Improvements Bill (P)

Preliminary Stage (Airdrie-Bathgate Railway and Linked Improvements Bill Committee) 28 June

Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Passed 31 May

Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 2 (Day 3) (Enterprise and Culture Committee) 12 September

Amendments to ss. 1 – 30, should be lodged by 12 noon on Thursday 7 September with the clerks to the committee

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day Trading (Scotland) Bill (M)

Introduced 20 March

Lead committee – Justice 2

Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Justice 1)) 28 June

Crofting Reform etc. Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Environment and Rural Development Committee)) 28 June

Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Bill (P)

Preliminary Stage (evidence, Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Bill Committee) 27 June

Environmental Levy on Plastic Bags (Scotland) Bill (M)

Stage 1 Report (Environment & Rural Development Committee) published 6 December

Glasgow Airport Rail Link Bill (P)

Preliminary Stage completed 21 June

Health Board Elections (Scotland) Bill

Stage 1 (evidence, lead committee (Health)) 24 October

Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Bill (C)

Passed 8 June

Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Justice 2)) 27 June

Local Electoral Administration and Registration Services (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Passed 22 June

Planning etc. (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 2 (evidence, Communities Committee) 6 September

Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Passed 25 May

Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 completed 3 May

Stage 2 amendments may now be lodged with the clerks to the Justice 1 Committee

Senior Judiciary (Vacancies and Incapacity) (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Passed 15 June

St Andrew’s Day Bank Holiday (Scotland) Bill (M)

Stage 1 (lead committee (Enterprise & Culture)) 6 June

Tourist Boards (Scotland) Bill (Ex)

Stage 1 (debate, meeting of the Parliament) 29 June

Stage 1 Report – Enterprise and Culture Committee (10th Report, 2006)

Waverley Railway (Scotland) Bill (P)

Passed 14 June

Subordinate legislation in progress

(date of laying) (Lead Committee)

Affirmative Instruments

Subject to approval by resolution by 30 June 2006

The draft Human Organ and Tissue Live Transplants (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (22 May 2006) (Health)

Subject to approval by resolution by 6 September 2006

The draft Scotland Act 1998 (River Tweed) Order 2006 (25 May 2006) (Environment and Rural Development)

The draft Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (Supplementary Provisions) Order 2006 (25 May 2006) (Justice 2)

Subject to approval by resolution by 19 September 2006

The draft Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2006 (7 June 2006) (Justice 1)

Subject to approval by resolution by 24 September 2006

The draft Automated Registration of Title to Land (Electronic Communications) (Scotland) Order 2006 (12 June 2006) (Communities)

Subject to annulment by 29 September 2006

The draft Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Modifications and Savings) Order 2006 (16 June 2006) (Justice 2)

Subject to annulment by 4 October 2006

The draft Fundable Bodies (Scotland) Order 2006 (22 June 2006)

Negative Instruments

Subject to annulment by 27 June 2006

The Seed Potatoes (Fees) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/264) (19 May 2006) (Environment and Rural Development)

The Planning (National Security Directions and Appointed Representatives) (Scotland) Rules 2006 (SSI 2006/265) (19 May 2006) (Communities)

The Town and Country Planning (Listed Buildings and Buildings in Conservation Areas) (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/266) (19 May 2006) (Communities)

The Town and Country Planning (Application of Subordinate Legislation to the Crown) (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/270) (19 May 2006) (Communities)

The Scotland Act 1998 (Agency Arrangements) (Specification) Order 2006 (SI 2006/1251) (19 May 2006) (Justice 2)

Pesticides, Code of Practice for Using Plant Protection Products in Scotland (SE/2006/83) (19 May 2006) (Environment and Rural Development)

Subject to annulment by 30 June 2006

The Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (Transitional Provisions) (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/269) (22 May 2006) (Communities)

The Regulation of Care (Applications and Provision of Advice) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2006 (SSI 2006/272) (22 May 2006) (Health)

The Regulation of Care (Fees) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2006 (SSI 2006/273) (22 May 2006) (Health)

The Regulation of Care (Requirements as to Care Services) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2006 (SSI 2006/274) (22 May 2006) (Health)

Subject to annulment by 4 September 2006

The Robert Gordon University (Establishment) (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/276) (23 May 2006) (Enterprise and Culture)

The Designation of Institutions of Higher Education (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/279) (23 May 2006) (Enterprise and Culture)

Subject to annulment by 11 September 2006

The Sea Fishing (Marking and Identification of Passive Fishing Gear and Beam Trawls) (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/284) (30 May 2006) (Environment and Rural Development)

Subject to annulment by 12 September 2006

The Police Pensions Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/285) (31 May 2006) (Local Government and Transport)

Act of Sederunt (Fees of Solicitors in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment) 2006 (SSI 2006/295) (31 May 2006) (Justice 1)

Subject to annulment by 18 September 2006

The Robert Gordon University (Scotland) Order of Council 2006 (SSI 2006/298) (6 June 2006) (Enterprise and Culture)

The General Dental Council (Professions Complementary to Dentistry) Regulations Order of Council 2006 (SI 2006/1440) (6 June 2006) (Health)

Subject to annulment by 19 September 2006

The Contaminants in Food (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/306) (7 June 2006) (Health)

The National Health Service (Superannuation Scheme and Additional Voluntary Contributions) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/307) (7 June 2006) (Health)

The Teachers’ Superannuation (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/308) (7 June 2006) (Education)

The Human Tissue (Specification of Posts) (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/309) (7 June 2006) (Health)

The Approval of Research on Organs No Longer Required for Procurator Fiscal Purposes (Specified Persons) (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/310) (7 June 2006) (Health)

The Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/314) (7 June 2006) (Health)

The Education (Student Loans) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006 316) (7 June 2006) (Enterprise and Culture)

The National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/320) (7 June 2006) (Health)

Subject to annulment by 20 September 2006

The Common Agricultural Policy (Wine) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/311) (8 June 2006) (Environment and Rural Development)

The Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/312) (8 June 2006) (Environment and Rural Development)

The Seed (Registration, Licensing and Enforcement) (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/313) (8 June 2006) (Environment and Rural Development)

The Home Detention Curfew Licence (Prescribed Standard Conditions) (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/315) (8 June 2006)

The Plant Health (Potatoes) (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/319) (8 June 2006) (Environment and Rural Development)

The National Health Service (General Dental Services) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/321) (8 June 2006) (Health)

The Human Tissue (Removal of Body Parts by an Authorised Person) (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/327) (8 June 2006) (Health)

The National Health Service (General Opthalmic Services) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/329) (8 June 2006) (Health)

The National Health Service (Discipline Committees) (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/330) (8 June 2006) (Health)

The Education (Appeal Committee Procedures) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/322) (8 June 2006) (Education)

The Education (Graduate Endowment, Student Fees and Support) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/323) (8 June 2006) (Enterprise and Culture)

The Registration of Independent Schools (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/324) (8 June) (Education)

The Education (Student Loans for Tuition Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/333) (8 June 2006) (Enterprise and Culture)

The Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/335) (8 June 2006) (Environment and Rural Development)

The Avian Influenza (Slaughter and Vaccination) (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/337) (8 June 2006) (Environment and Rural Development)

The Sea Fishing (Restriction on Days at Sea) (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/341) (8 June 2006) (Environment and Rural Development)

Subject to annulment by 21 September 2006

The Education (Assisted Places) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/317) (9 June 2006) (Education)

The St Mary’s Music School (Aided Places) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/318) (9 June 2006) (Education)

The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/325) (9 June 2006)

The Education (Student Loans for Tuition Fees) (Repayment and Allowances) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/326) (9 June 2006) (Enterprise and Culture)

The Anatomy (Specified Persons and Museums for Public Display) (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/328) (9 June 2006) (Health)

The Anatomy (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/334) (9 June 2006) (Health)

The Firefighters’ Compensation Scheme (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/338) (9 June 2006) (Local Government and Transport)

The Town and Country Planning (Application of Subordinate Legislation to the Crown) (Inquiries Procedure) (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/339) (9 June 2006) (Communities)

The Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006 (Anatomy Act 1984 Transitional Provisions) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/340) (9 June 2006) (Health)

The Adults with Incapacity (Removal of Regenerative Tissue for Transplantation) (Form of Certificate) (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/343) (9 June 2006) (Health)

The Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006 (Maintenance of Records and Supply of Information Regarding the Removal and Use of Body Parts) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/344) (9 June 2006) (Health)

The Firefighters’ Pension Scheme Amendment (Scotland) Order 2006 (SSI 2006/342) (9 June 2006) (Local Government and Transport)

Contacts for Further Information

All telephone numbers 0131 348 XXXX

Web site: www.scottish.parliament.uk

General Enquiries

5000

Chamber Desk (Motions and Questions)

5199

Parliamentary Business Team (Chamber, Parliamentary Bureau)

5187

Committee web sites (all www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/committees then to reach a
particular page, add the path shown in the end column)

Audit/

5236

audit/contact.htm

Communities/

5211

communities/contact.htm

Education/

5204

education/contact.htm

Enterprise and Culture/

5403

enterprise/contact.htm

Environment and Rural Development/

5051

environment/contact.htm

Equal Opportunities/

5211

equal/contact.htm

European and External Relations/

5226

europe/contact.htm

Finance/

5451

finance/contact.htm

Health/

5410

health/contact.htm

Justice 1/

5227

justice1/contact.htm

Justice 2/

5047

justice2/contact.htm

Local Government and Transport/

5223

lg/contact.htm

Procedures/

5178

procedures/contact.htm

Public Petitions/

5186

petitions/contact.htm

Standards/

5177

standards/contact.htm

Subordinate Legislation/

6282

subleg/contact.htm

The Edinburgh Tram (Line One) Bill/

5246

tram-one-bill/contact.htm

The Edinburgh Tram (Line Two) Bill/

5233

tram-two-bill/contact.htm

Waverley Railway (Scotland) Bill/

6789

waverlyRB/contact.htm

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/corporate/spcb/index.htm

Parliamentary Bureau

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/parliamentaryBureau.htm

The Conveners’ Group

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/s3/committees/CommitteeConvenersGroup/index.htm

MSP Details

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/msp/index.htm

Glossary

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/apps2/cnPages/glossary/default.aspx

 

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