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Bill documents — Scotland Act 2016

Act of Parliament

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

House Act of Parliament Date
Commons Scotland Act 2016 c.11 24.03.2016

Bills

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.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 153 2015-16 Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version, 106KB 21.03.2016
Lords HL Bill 100 2015-16, as amended on Report | PDF version, 388KB 01.03.2016
Lords HL Bill 97 2015-16, as amended in Committee | PDF version, 376KB 23.02.2016
Lords HL Bill 73 2015-16, as brought from the Commons | PDF version, 375KB 10.11.2015
Commons Bill 48 2015-16 [as amended in Committee] | PDF version, 371KB 07.07.2015
Commons Bill 003 2015-16, as ordered by the House of Commons | PDF version, 384KB 28.05.2015

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
Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in committee (PDF, 622KB) 07.07.2015

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 153-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 208KB 21.03.2016
Lords HL Bill 73-EN | PDF version, 539KB 10.11.2015
Commons Bill 003-EN 2015-16 | PDF version, 745KB 28.05.2015

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 149KB 18.03.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 149KB 17.03.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 153KB 16.03.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved on Third Reading | PDF version, 164KB 14.03.2016
Lords Revised Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 219KB 26.02.2016
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 175KB 25.02.2016
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved on Report | PDF version, 232KB 23.02.2016
Lords Third Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 207KB 18.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 151KB 17.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 163KB 08.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 149KB 04.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 131KB 02.02.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 153KB 29.01.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 150KB 27.01.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List] | PDF version, 151KB 26.01.2016
Lords Second Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 226KB 15.01.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 133KB 14.01.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 145KB 13.01.2016
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 161KB 12.01.2016
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 152KB 21.12.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 158KB 17.12.2015
Lords Amendment to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 154KB 14.12.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 149KB 09.12.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee [Supplementary to the Marshalled List] | PDF version, 135KB 07.12.2015
Lords Marshalled List of Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 208KB 04.12.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 169KB 03.12.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 149KB 02.12.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 143KB 01.12.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 161KB 27.11.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 166KB 26.11.2015
Lords Amendments to be moved in Committee | PDF version, 167KB 25.11.2015
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 9 November 2015 | PDF version, 377KB 09.11.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 5 November 2015 | PDF version, 371KB 06.11.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 4 November 2015 | PDF version, 372KB 05.11.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 3 November 2015 | PDF version, 336KB 04.11.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 November 2015 | PDF version, 262KB 03.11.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 October 2015 | PDF version, 171KB 23.10.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 20 October 2015 | PDF version, 169KB 21.10.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 12 October 2015 | PDF version, 173KB 13.10.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 October 2015 | PDF version, 159KB 12.10.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 September 2015 | PDF version, 157KB 16.09.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 September 2015 | PDF version, 160KB 11.09.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 September 2015 | PDF version, 159KB 09.09.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 September 2015 | PDF version, 151KB 08.09.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 2 September 2015 | PDF version, 120KB 02.09.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 July 2015 | PDF version, 115KB 16.07.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 6 July 2015 | PDF version, 113KB 07.07.2015
Commons Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 6 July 2015 | PDF version, 244KB 06.07.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 July 2015 | PDF version, 244KB 02.07.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 30 June 2015 | PDF version, 221KB 01.07.2015
Commons Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 30 June 2015 | PDF version, 234KB 30.06.2015
Commons Committee of the Whole House Amendments as at 29 June 2015 | PDF version, 274KB 29.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 25 June 2015 | PDF version, 269KB 26.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 June 2015 | PDF version, 297KB 25.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 23 June 2015 | PDF version, 294KB 24.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 22 June 2015 | PDF version, 207KB 23.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 19 June 2015 | PDF version, 196KB 22.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 18 June 2015 | PDF version, 159KB 19.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 15 June 2015 | PDF version, 155KB 16.06.2015
Commons Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 15 June 2015 | PDF version, 226KB 13.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 11 June 2015 | PDF version, 222KB 12.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 10 June 2015 | PDF version, 220KB 11.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 9 June 2015 | PDF version, 162KB 10.06.2015
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 8 June 2015 | PDF version, 153KB 09.06.2015

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
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments (PDF, 253KB) 23.03.2016
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF, 257KB) 09.11.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee of the whole House:Selection 4 (PDF, 334KB) 03.07.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee of the whole House:Selection 3 (PDF, 259KB) 29.06.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee of the whole House:Selection 2 (PDF, 339KB) 25.06.2015
Commons Consideration in Committee of the whole House:Selection 1 (PDF, 186KB) 15.06.2015

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill 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 Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments as at 23 March 2016 | PDF version, 65KB 24.03.2016
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 9 November 2015 | PDF version, 277KB 10.11.2015
Commons Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 6 July 2015 | PDF version, 209KB 07.07.2015
Commons Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 30 June 2015 | PDF version, 132KB 01.07.2015
Commons Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 29 June 2015 | PDF version, 146KB 30.06.2015
Commons Committee of the Whole House Proceedings as at 15 June 2015 | PDF version, 159KB 16.06.2015

Briefing papers

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.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Committee Stage Report 22.10.2015
Commons Briefing paper on Bill 04.06.2015

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords House of Lords Library Note 18.11.2015

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Impact Assessment (revised) (PDF, 10MB) 09.11.2015
Impact Assessment (PDF, 9MB) 28.05.2015

Legislative Consent Resolutions

These ‘legislative consent’ resolutions (also known as “Sewel motions”) are the formal way in which the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and Northern Ireland Assembly give their assent to the UK Parliament legislating on devolved matters.

House Legislative Consent Resolutions Date
Commons The Scottish Parliament: 16 March 2016 (PDF, 298KB) 22.03.2016
Commons The Scottish Parliament: 16 March 2016 (PDF, 265KB) 22.03.2016
Commons The Scottish Parliament: 16 March 2016 (PDF, 62KB) 22.03.2016

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 17/03/2016 from Lord Dunlop to Lord Kerr of Kinlochard, the Earl of Kinnoull and others regarding resource borrowing and the new Fiscal Framework for the Scottish Government (PDF, 27KB) 17.03.2016

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