Licensing (Scotland) Bill

 

Outcome: W

A Bill to make provision for regulating the sale of alcohol, and for regulating licensed premises and other premises on which alcohol is sold; and for connected purposes (SP Bill 37)

Current Status of the Bill

This Bill recieved Royal Assent on 21 December 2005.

Introduction of the Bill

This Executive Bill was introduced by Tom McCabe MSP on 28 February 2005.

Pre-legislative scrutiny:

Local Government and Transport Committee:

22 February 2005  

Stage 1

Preliminary discussion:

Local Government and Transport Committee:

1 March 2005
8 March 2005 
15 March 2005

Finance Committee:

8 March 2005

Justice 2 Committee:

8 March 2005

Stage 1 (to be completed by 24 June 2005):

Committees:

Local Government and Transport Committee:

22 March 2005
12 April 2005
19 April 2005
26 April 2005
3 May 2005
17 May 2005
31 May 2005
7 June 2005

Stage 1 Report (Local Government and Transport Committee) published on 13 June 2005

Justice 2 Committee:

22 March 2005
12 April 2005 
26 April 2005 (Meeting in Private)
10 May 2005

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

17 May 2005
24 May 2005

Parliament:

22 June 2005

Stage 2

Stage 2 (to be completed by 8 November 2005):

Committees:

Local Government and Transport Committee:

20 September 2005
27 September 2005
3 October 2005 

 

After Stage 2:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

8 November 2005

Report on the Bill as amended at Stage 2 (Subordinate Legislation Committee) published on 14 November 2005

 

Stage 3

Parliament:

16 November 2005

Passed on 16 November 2005

Passage of the Bill:

Royal Assent on 21 December 2005

Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 (Office of Public Sector Information website)