Double Jeopardy (Scotland) Bill

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision as to the circumstances in which a person convicted or acquitted of an offence may be prosecuted anew; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 27 April 2011

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Stage 1

The lead committee for Stage 1 is the Justice Committee.

Lead committee: Justice

Lead committee's

Other committees:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

The Stage 1 debate took place on 3 February 2011.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (3 February 2011):

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 3 February 2011.

The deadline for Stage 1 was 11 February 2011.

Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate will be held on 22 March 2011.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3 (22 March 2011):

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 22 March 2011.

The following volume, published on 12 December 2014, contains the material relevant to the passage of this Bill:

Passage of the Bill:

After Passing

Royal Assent 

The Bill received Royal Assent on 27 April 2011.