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Scotland Act 2012

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Michael Moore
Scotland Office
Lord Wallace of Tankerness
Scotland Office

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

Act of Parliament

This Act is being prepared for publication.

Latest news on the Scotland Act 2012

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 1 May.

The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Scotland Act 2012

The Bill will implement recommendations of the Final Report of the Commission on Scottish Devolution (the Calman Commission).

It would make changes to the finances of the Scottish Parliament, including a new Scottish rate of income tax, and make a number of adjustments to the boundary of devolved responsibilities.

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