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A Bill to make provision about the management of records by certain authorities; to amend the Public Records (Scotland) Act 1937 (c.43) in relation to court records; and for connected purposes.

Current status of Bill: The Bill received Royal Assent on 20 April 2011.

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Contents

Introduction

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Royal Assent

Introduction

This Executive Bill was introduced by Fiona Hyslop MSP on 7 October 2010.

SPICe briefing on Bill (as introduced):

SB 10-86 Public Records (Scotland) Bill (454KB pdf posted 29.11.2010)

Stage 1

The lead committee for Stage 1 is the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee.

Lead committee: Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture

Lead committee's Stage 1 report

The Bill was also considered by the following committees:

Other committees:

Subordinate Legislation Committee on 14 December 2010 and 18 January 2011.

The Stage 1 debate took place on 10 February 2011.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (10 February 2011): Official Report and Minutes

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 10 February 2011.

The deadline for Stage 1 was 11 February 2011.

Stage 2

The Bill was referred to the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee.

2 March 2011 (Consideration of amendments, Day 1)

Stage 2 was completed on 2 March 2011.

The deadline for Stage 2 was 4 March 2011.

Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate was held on 16 March 2011.

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 16 March 2011.

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 20 April 2011.

Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 asp 12

Passage of the Bill: summary