Criminal Proceedings etc (Reform) (Scotland) Bill

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision as to bail in criminal proceedings; to reform certain aspects of summary criminal procedure; to make provision in relation to solemn criminal procedure; to make provision as to maximum penalties in the summary criminal courts; to make provision for the purpose of compensation orders in favour of victims of offences; to make provision for and in relation to alternatives to prosecution; to make provision as to enforcement of financial penalties for offences; to make provision establishing the JP court and for disestablishing the district court; to provide for the inspection of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

Royal Assent on 22 February 2007

Introduction of the Bill

Bill as introduced:

Accompanying documents:

Pre-legislative discussion on 1 February 2006

Introduced on 27 February 2006

Preliminary discussion:

Justice 1 Committee Official Report on:

Finance Committee:

 

Stage 1

Committees:

Finance Committee Official Report from:

Justice 1 Committee Official Report from:

Subordinate Legislation Committee Official Report from:

Chamber Proceedings at Stage 1:

Stage 2

Pre-Stage 2:

Justice 1 Committee Official Report from:

Stage 2 (to be completed by 24 November 2006):

Committees:

Justice 1 Committee Official Report on:

After Stage 2:

Subordinate Legislation Committee Official Report from:

Report on bill as amended at Stage 2 (Subordinate Legislation Committee) published on 17 January 2007

 

Stage 3

Chamber Proceedings:

Bill passed on 18 January 2007

Royal Assent on 22 February 2007

Passage of the Bill:

Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Act 2007 (OPSI website)