Certification of Death (Scotland) Bill

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision about the certification of death and still-birth certificates; to make provision for medical reviewers, the senior medical reviewer and their functions; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 20 April 2011.

Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011 asp 11

Introduction of the Bill

Introduction

This Executive Bill was introduced by Nicola Sturgeon MSP on 7 October 2010.

Research Briefings on Bill

SPICe briefing on Bill (as introduced):

Stage 1

The lead committee for Stage 1 is the Health and Sport Committee.

Lead committee: Health and Sport

Other committees:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

The Stage 1 debate took place on 3 February 2011.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (3 February 2011):

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 3 February 2011.

The deadline for Stage 1 was 4 February 2011.

After Stage 1

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:

Stage 2

The Bill was referred to the Health and Sport Committee at Stage 2.

2 March 2011 (Consideration of amendments, Day 1)

Stage 2 was completed on 2 March 2011.

The deadline for Stage 2 was 4 March 2011.

After Stage 2

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

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate will be held on 16 March 2011.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3 (16 March 2011):

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 16 March 2011.

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 20 April 2011.

Passage of the Bill:

The following volume, published on 7 November 2014, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill:

SPPB 164: Certification of Death (Scotland) Bill (23.5MB pdf)