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Chamber and committees

Meeting of the Parliament

Meeting date: Wednesday, June 21, 2023


Business Motion

The Deputy Presiding Officer (Annabelle Ewing)

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S6M-09621, in the name of George Adam, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a timetable for the stage 3 consideration of the Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that, during stage 3 of the Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill, debate on groups of amendments shall, subject to Rule 9.8.4A, be brought to a conclusion by the time limits indicated, those time limits being calculated from when the stage begins and excluding any periods when other business is under consideration or when a meeting of the Parliament is suspended (other than a suspension following the first division in the stage being called) or otherwise not in progress:

Groups 1 and 2: 1 hour 45 minutes

Groups 3 to 5: 3 hours 15 minutes

Groups 6 to 8: 4 hours 30 minutes

Groups 9 to 11: 5 hours 30 minutes

Groups 12 to 14: 6 hours 30 minutes

Groups 14 to 16: 7 hours.—[Martin Whitfield]

Motion agreed to.