A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to end the right of certain long-term prisoners to automatic early release from prison at the two-thirds point of their sentences and to allow prisoners serving all but very short sentences to be released from prison on a particular day suitable for their re-integration into the community.
This Bill was passed on 23 June 2015.
Dates considered by Committee:
13 January 2015 (evidence)
20 January 2015 (evidence)
27 January 2015 (evidence)
3 February 2015
24 February 2015 (evidence)
3 March (evidence)
17 March 2015
Consideration by other committees:
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee (4 November 2014)
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee (24 February 2015)
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee (26 May 2015)
Report by Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee on Bill at Stage 1