Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision about policing; to make provision about fire and rescue services; and for connected purposes. 

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 7 August 2012.

Stage 1

The lead committee for Stage 1 is the Justice Committee.

The Bill was also considered by the following committees:

Secondary committee: Local Government and Regeneration Committee on 17 January 2012, 18 January 2012 and 8 February 2012

Finance Committee on 18 January 2012

Subordinate Legislation Committee on 28 February 2012 and 8 May 2012.

Stage 1 proceedings at meeting of Parliament (10 May 2012)

Official Report


Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate was held on 27 June 2012.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 27 June 2012.

The following volume, published on 7 February 2013, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill:

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 7 August 2012.

Passage of the Bill: