Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill

 

Outcome: W

A Bill to make provision about the rights of children and young people; to make provision about investigations by the Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland; to make provision for and about the provision of services and support for or in relation to children and young people; to make provision for an adoption register; to make provision about children’s hearings, detention in secure accommodation and consultation on certain proposals in relation to schools; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill was introduced by Alex Neil MSP on 17 April 2013.

Royal Assent on 27 March 2014.

Stage 1

The Parliament debated the Bill at Stage 1 on 21 November 2013.

Stage 1 report by the Education and Culture Committee

Lead Committee: Education and Culture

Dates of consideration by Lead Committee:

    7 May 2013

    11 June 2013

    3 September 2013 (evidence)

    10 September 2013 (evidence)

    17 September 2013 (evidence)

    24 September 2013 (evidence)

    1 October 2013 (evidence)

    8 October 2013 (evidence)

    5 November 2013

    12 November 2013

   Dates of consideration by other Committees:

    12 June 2013 (Local Government and Regeneration Committee)

    4 September 2013 (evidence, Finance Committee)

    4 September 2013 (evidence, Local Government and Regeneration Committee)

    10 September 2013 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee)

    18 September 2013 (evidence, Finance Committee)

    25 September 2013 (Local Government and Regeneration Committee)

    1 October 2013 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee)

    2 October 2013 (Finance Committee)

Report by the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee on the Bill at Stage 1

Report by the Finance Committee on the Financial Memorandum

Stage 2

The Education and Culture Committee took evidence at Stage 2 on 3 December 2013.

Stage 2 (Day 1), 17 December 2013

Stage 2 (Day 2), 7 January 2014

Stage 2 (Day 3), 14 January 2014

Stage 2 (Day 4), 21 January 2014

 

Report by the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee on the Bill as Amended at Stage 2

SPICe Briefing

After Passing

 

Received Royal Assent on 27 March 2014.