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Section G – Bills

New amendments to Bills lodged on 12 January 2007

Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Bill – Stage 3

Section 4

Margaret Mitchell

63 In section 4, page 6, line 33, leave out <or> and insert <and, if represented,>

Section 10

Margaret Mitchell

64 In section 10, page 13, line 7, after <accused> insert <and, if represented, to his solicitor>

After section 40

Margaret Mitchell

65 After section 40, insert—

<Penalties as alternative to prosecution: report to Parliament

The Scottish Ministers must, no later than three years after the date on which both sections 39 and 40 have come into force—

(a) prepare a report setting out their views on the operation of those sections; and

(b) lay that report before the Scottish Parliament.>

Section 71

Margaret Mitchell

66 In section 71, page 85, line 4, at end insert—

<( ) Sections 39 and 40 cease to have effect five years after the date on which both sections have come into effect.>

Crofting Reform etc. Bill – Stage 3

Section 10

Rob Gibson

3 In section 10, page 8, line 37, after <that> insert <, subject to subsection (11A) below,>

Rob Gibson

4 In section 10, page 9, line 2, at end insert—

<(11A) In determining an application under subsection (2) above, the Commission shall have power to constitute as a croft a holding which exceeds 30 hectares where—

(a) the applicant is the tenant of a holding which comprises land which previously formed the whole or part of two or more holdings; or

(b) the Commission are satisfied that it serves the public or community interest to do so.>

Members’ Bills Proposals

A Member who has lodged a proposal has the right to introduce a Member’s Bill to give effect to that proposal under Rule 9.14.12 of the Standing Orders provided:

  • the proposal has attracted 18 supporters which include members of at least half of the political parties or groups represented on the Parliamentary Bureau; and

  • the Scottish Executive has not given an indication under Rule 9.14.13 that it or Her Majesty’s Government will initiate legislation to give effect to the proposal.

The Bills page of the Parliamentary website shows the current status in this regard.

Names marked with an (*) are new names of support.

Final Proposal for Members’ Bills

Mr Kenneth Macintosh MSP: Sunbed Licensing (Scotland) Bill - Proposal for a Bill to require sunbed and tanning salons to be licensed (lodged 21 December 2006)

A summary of responses to consultation on the draft proposal together with copies of each response and a summary of the responses, including the conclusions drawn from the responses, are available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

Supported by: Ms Wendy Alexander, Mr Andrew Arbuckle, Jackie Baillie, Shiona Baird, Richard Baker, Chris Ballance, Mark Ballard, Scott Barrie, Sarah Boyack, Mr Ted Brocklebank, Bill Butler, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Dennis Canavan, Cathie Craigie, Roseanna Cunningham, Mr David Davidson, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton, Helen Eadie, Alex Fergusson, Colin Fox, Karen Gillon, Marlyn Glen, Trish Godman, Mr Charlie Gordon, Donald Gorrie, Christine Grahame, Robin Harper, Patrick Harvie, John Home Robertson, Janis Hughes, Mr Adam Ingram, Dr Sylvia Jackson, Margaret Jamieson, Marilyn Livingstone, Kate Maclean, Maureen Macmillan, Paul Martin, Michael Matheson, Christine May, Mr Frank McAveety, Mr Jamie McGrigor, Michael McMahon, Pauline McNeill, Mrs Nanette Milne, Mr Alasdair Morrison, Bristow Muldoon, Mrs Mary Mulligan, Dr Elaine Murray, Alex Neil, Irene Oldfather, Cathy Peattie, Mike Pringle, Nora Radcliffe, Shona Robison, Mike Rumbles, Mr Mark Ruskell, John Scott, Eleanor Scott, Tommy Sheridan, Elaine Smith, Stewart Stevenson, Mr Jamie Stone, Mr John Swinburne, Dr Jean Turner, Mr Jim Wallace, Karen Whitefield

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