Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill [Session 3]

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision, for financial year 2011/12, for the use of resources by the Scottish Administration and certain bodies whose expenditure is payable out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund, for authorising the payment of sums out of the Fund and for the maximum amounts of borrowing by certain statutory bodies; to make provision, for financial year 2012/13, for authorising the payment of sums out of the Fund on a temporary basis; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 16 March 2011.

Introduction of the Bill

This Budget Bill was introduced by John Swinney MSP on 20 January 2011.

Procedure for Budget Bills

The introduction and passage of a Budget Bill through the Parliament is the final part of the Scottish Budget Process. More information on the Scottish Budget Process is available on the Finance Committee's web pages.

Budget Bills go through the same three legislative stages as other Bills but are subject to special procedures under the Parliament’s Standing Orders. In particular, there is an accelerated timescale, no stage 1 report is required and only the Scottish Government may lodge amendments to the Bill.

Stage 2

The Stage 2 of a Budget Bill is taken by the Finance Committee. The Stage 2 meeting was held on 1 February 2011.

Finance Committee:

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 1 February 2011. An 'As Amended' version of the Bill was not produced for this stage as no amendments were lodged.

Stage 3

Stage 3 of the Bill was taken on 9 February 2011.

A Marshalled List, Groupings and an 'As Passed' version of the Bill were not produced as no amendments were lodged at Stage 3.

Chamber Proceedings:

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 9 February 2011.

The Bill received Royal Assent on 16 March 2011.

Passage of the Bill:

The following volume, published on 25 September 2014, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill: