A Bill to make provision in relation to functions and activities in the Scottish marine area, including provision about marine plans, licensing of marine activities and the protection of the area and its wildlife including seals; and for connected purposes.
Current Status of the Bill
This Bill passed Stage 3 on 4 February 2010.
Introduction of the Bill
This Executive Bill was introduced by Richard Lochhead MSP on 29 April 2009.
Research Briefings on Bill
The lead committee for Stage 1: Rural Affairs and Environment Committee
The Bill was also considered by the following committees:
2 June 2009
Subordinate Legislation Committee:
23 June 2009
1 September 2009
The Stage 1 debate was held on 29 October 2009.
Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (29 October 2009):
The Bill passed Stage 1 on 29 October 2009.
The deadline for completion of Stage 1 was 30 October 2009.
After Stage 1
At its meeting on 10 November 2009, the Subordinate Legislation 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, 10 November 2009
The Bill has been referred to the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee at Stage 2.
18 November 2009 (Consideration of amendments, Day 1)
25 November 2009 (Consideration of amendments, Day 2)
2 December 2009 (Consideration of amendments, Day 3)
Stage 2 was completed on 2 December 2009.
The deadline for completion of Stage 2 was 4 December 2009.
After Stage 2
The Subordinate Legislation Committee considered the delegated powers provisions in this Bill after Stage 2.
Subordinate Legislation Committee on 26 January 2010
The Stage 3 debate was held on 4 February 2010.
Chamber proceedings at Stage 3 (4 February 2010):
The Bill passed on 4 February 2010.
The following volume, published on 16 September 2013, contains all the material relevant to the passing of this Bill.
Passage of the Bill: