Bill documents — Scotland Act 2012
Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.
|Bill 334 2010-12 (Lords Amendments to the Bill) | PDF version, 123KB||25.04.2012|
|HL Bill 138 2010-12 [as amended on Report] | PDF version, 303KB||29.03.2012|
|HL Bill 136 2010-12 (as Amended in Committee) | PDF version, 231KB||22.03.2012|
|HL Bill 79 2010-12 (as brought from the Commons on 22 June 2011) | PDF version, 304KB||23.06.2011|
|Bill 164 2010-11 (as amended in the Committee) | PDF version, 215KB||16.03.2011|
|Bill 115 2010-11 as introduced | PDF version, 210KB||30.11.2010|
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons
Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons
|House||Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons||Date|
|Scotland Bill, showing changes made in Committee of the whole House (PDF, 357KB)||16.03.2011|
Documents prepared by the Government to explain the purpose of the Bill.
|Bill 334 2010-12 (Explanatory Notes to the Bill) | PDF version, 209KB||25.04.2012|
|HL BILL 79 EN | PDF version, 183KB||23.06.2011|
|Bill 115 EN 2010-11 | PDF version, 349KB||30.11.2010|
Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.
Selection of amendments: Commons
In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.
|House||Selection of amendments: Commons||Date|
|Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 101KB)||26.04.2012|
|Consideration on Report (PDF, 84KB)||21.06.2011|
|Committee of the whole House: Third Day (PDF, 111KB)||15.03.2011|
|Committee of the whole House: Second and Third Days (PDF, 132KB)||14.03.2011|
|Committee of the whole House: First Day (PDF, 120KB)||07.03.2011|
Committee and report stage proceedings
Details of the Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.
|House||Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons||Date|
|Report Stage Proceedings as at 21 June 2011 | PDF version, 136KB||22.06.2011|
|Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 15 March 2011||16.03.2011|
|Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 14 March 2011||15.03.2011|
|Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 7 March 2011||08.03.2011|
House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.
|Briefing Paper on amendments in the House of Lords||19.04.2012|
|Briefing Paper on devolution of tax powers to the Scottish Parliament||02.02.2012|
|Briefing Paper on the latest developments on the Bill||26.01.2012|
|Library Note 11/023 (PDF, 344KB)||11.07.2011|
|Research Paper 11/49||14.06.2011|
|Research Paper on the Scotland Bill||19.01.2011|
Archive of press notices related to the Bill.
|Comons news: Second reading of Scotland Bill||03.02.2011|
List of related Impact Assessments
|Summary Impact Assessment (PDF, 1MB)||04.07.2011|
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