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A Bill is a proposed Act of the Scottish Parliament. A Bill that is introduced in the Scottish Parliament is scrutinised and debated by MSPs.
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MSPs take part in examining and passing proposed laws (Bills). They represent you in the Scottish Parliament and your local area. And they examine the work of the Scottish Government.
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Information about committees and records of all debates, questions and answers.
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You can get involved with the Scottish Parliament by joining a Cross-party group, submitting a petition, lobbying or exploring our education resources.
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The Scottish Parliament examines what the Scottish Government is doing, makes new laws on devolved matters and debates the issues of the day.
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Sometimes the UK Parliament will look at a Bill that affects a “devolved” area. When this happens, the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament and the UK Parliament follow a process called “legislative consent.”
Find out more about legislative consent memorandums
Displaying 52 consent memorandums
Date lodged: Thursday, July 25, 2019
Date lodged: Friday, March 8, 2019
Date lodged: Thursday, November 17, 2016
Date lodged: Friday, March 20, 2020
Date lodged: Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Date lodged: Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Date lodged: Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Date lodged: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Date lodged: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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