Fire (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision about fire and rescue authorities and joint fire and rescue boards; to restate and amend the law in relation to fire services; to make provision in relation to the functions of such authorities and boards in connection with certain events and situations other than fires; to make provision for implementing in part Council Directives 89/391/EEC, 89/654/EEC, 91/383/EEC, 94/33/EC, 98/24/EC and 99/92/EC; to make other provision in relation to fire safety in certain non-domestic premises; and for connected purposes

Current Status of the Bill

Received Royal Assent on 1 April 2005

Introduction of the Bill

The Bill was introduced by Cathy Jamieson on 28 June 2004

Preliminary discussion:

Justice 2 Committee on 29 June 2004

Stage 1


Finance Committee on 9, 14, 21, 28 September 2004

Justice 2 Committee on 9, 14, 21, 28 September 2004; 26 October 2004; 9 November 2004

Subordinate Legislation Committee on 21, 28 September 2004; 5 October 2004

Stage 1 Report (Justice 2 Committee) published on 11 November 2004

Parliament: 18 November 2004

Stage 2


Justice 2 on 18, 25 January 2005

After Stage 2:

Subordinate Legislation Committee on 8, 22 February 2005

Report as amended at Stage 2 (Subordinate Legislation Committee) published on 23 February 2005

Stage 3

Passage Of Bill:

Bill passed on 23 February 2005

Received Royal assent, 1st April 2005

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