Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill (Ex) (E)


Outcome: E

A Bill to make new provision about sexual offences, and for connected purposes. 

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 14 July 2009.

Stage 1

The lead committee for Stage 1 was the Justice Committee. The deadline for consideration of Stage 1 was extended to 13 February 2009 (the previous deadline was 23 January 2009).

Lead committee:

The Bill was also considered by the following committees:

Equal Opportunities Committee:

Finance Committee:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (12 February 2009):

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 12 February 2009.

After Stage 1

The Subordinate Legislation Committee considered the Scottish Government’s response to that Committee’s stage 1 report.

Stage 3

The Stage 3 meeting was held on 10 June 2009.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3 (10 June 2009):

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 10 June 2009.

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

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 14 July 2009.

Passage of the Bill: