Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Bill (Ex) (E)

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision about sentencing, offenders and defaulters; to make provision about criminal law, procedure and evidence; to make provision about criminal justice and the investigation of crime (including police functions); to amend the law relating to the licensing of certain activities by local authorities; to amend the law relating to the sale of alcohol; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 6 August 2010.

Stage 1

The lead committee for Stage 1 was the Justice Committee.

Lead commitee: Justice

The Health and Sport Committee was designated as secondary committee for the purposes of considering Part 9, section 129 and Part 10, section 140 of the Bill.

Secondary committee: Health and Sport

UPDATE: In a letter to the Justice Committee on 24 March 2009, the Scottish Government announced that it intends to introduce a new health bill to take forward provisions on a range of alcohol measures including minimum pricing, sale of alcohol to persons under 21 and a social responsibility levy. As a consequence, the Government intends to bring forward amendments to remove the following sections of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2:

  • Section 129 - Sale of alcohol to persons under 21 etc.
  • Section 140 - Licensed premises: social responsibility levy

 

The Bill was also considered by the following committees:

Finance Committee Official Report from:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

The Stage 1 debate was held on 26 November 2009.

Chamber Proceedings at Stage 1 (26 November 2009):

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 26 November 2009.

The deadline for completion of Stage 1 was 27 November 2009.

After Stage 1

The Committee considered the Scottish Government's response to points raised on the delegated powers provisions in this Bill in its Stage 1 report.

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Stage 2

The Bill was referred to the Justice Committee at Stage 2.

2 March 2010 (Consideration of amendments, Day 1)

16 March 2010 (Consideration of amendments, Day 2)

13 April 2010 (Consideration of amendments, Day 3)

20 April 2010 (Consideration of amendments, Day 4)

27 April 2010 (Consideration of amendments, Day 5)

4 May 2010 (Consideration of amendments, Day 6)

11 May 2010 (Consideration of amendments, Day 7)

Stage 2 was completed on 11 May 2010.

The deadline for completion of Stage 2 was 21 May 2010.

After Stage 2

The Subordinate Legislation Committee considered the delegated powers provisions in this Bill after Stage 2.

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

SPICe briefing on Bill (Parliamentary Consideration prior to Stage 3):

Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate was held on 30 June 2010.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3 (30 June 2010):

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 30 June 2010.

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 6 August 2010.

Passage of the Bill:

The following volume, published on 21 July 2014, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill: