Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to make it an offence to meet a child following certain preliminary contact and to make other provision for the purposes of protecting children from harm of a sexual nature; and to make further provision about the prevention of sexual offences.

Current Status of the Bill

Royal Assent 12 July 2005

Introduction of the Bill

Bill as introduced:

Accompanying documents:

Introduced on 29 October 2004

Preliminary discussion:

Justice 1 Committee:

Finance Committee:

Stage 1


Justice 1 Committee:

Justice 1 Committee, 5th Report, 2005, The Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill - 10 March 2005

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Chamber proceedings at stage 1:

Stage 3

Pre-Stage 3:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Stage 3:

Chamber proceedings at stage 3:

Passage of Bill:

Received Royal Assent 12 July 2005

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