Offences (Aggravation By Prejudice) (Scotland) Bill (M) (E)

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision about the aggravation of offences by prejudice relating to disability or to sexual orientation or transgender identity.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 8 July 2009.

Introduction of the Bill

This Member's Bill was introduced by Patrick Harvie MSP on 19 May 2008.

Information on this Member's Bill prior to introduction is available on the Proposals for Member's Bills page: Sentencing of Offences Aggravated by Prejudice (Scotland) Bill 

Research Briefings on Bill

Stage 1

Lead committee: Justice

The Bill was also considered by the following committees:

Secondary committee: Equal Opportunities

Other committees:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Finance Committee:

The Bill pased Stage 1 on 18 March 2009.

Stage 1 proceedings at meeting of Parliament (18 March 2009)

The deadline for Stage 1 consideration was 3 April 2009.

Stage 2

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

28 April 2009 (Consideration of sections, schedules and the long title)

A Marshalled List and groupings were not produced for this meeting as no amendments were lodged at Stage 2.

The Bill passed Stage 2 on 28 April 2009.  An 'As Amended' version of the Bill was not produced for this Stage as no amendments were lodged.

The deadline for completion of Stage 2 was 1 May 2009.

Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate was held on 3 June 2009.

A Marshalled List and groupings were not produced for this debate as no amendments were lodged at Stage 3.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3 (3 June 2009):

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 3 June 2009.

An "As Passed" version of the Bill was not produced for this Stage as no amendments were lodged.

The following volume, published on 9 August 2013, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill:

Passage of the Bill:

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 8 July 2009.