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EO/S3/11/4/M

4th Meeting, 2011 (Session 3)

Tuesday 1 March 2011

Present:

Malcolm Chisholm Marlyn Glen (Deputy Convener)
Jamie Hepburn Christina McKelvie
Stuart McMillan Margaret Mitchell (Convener)
Hugh O'Donnell Elaine Smith

The meeting opened at 10.06 am.

1. Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee considered the Bill at Stage 2.

The following amendments were agreed to (without division): 10, 1A, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
 
Amendment 11 was moved and, with the agreement of the Committee, withdrawn.
 
Sections 1, 2, 9, 11, were agreed to as amended.
 
Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and the long title were agreed to without amendment.

The Committee completed Stage 2 consideration of the Bill.

2. Subordinate legislation: The Committee agreed to defer this item until its next meeting on 8 March 2011.

3. Subordinate legislation: The Committee agreed to defer this item until its next meeting on 8 March 2011.

The meeting closed at 10.27 am.

David McLaren
Clerk to the Equal Opportunities Committee
Room TG.01
The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 348 5216
Email: david.mclaren@scottish.parliament.uk

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