About The Committee
The role of the committee is to scrutinise the legislation that will enable a referendum on Scottish independence to take place in 2014. In particular, the committee's remit covers:
- the draft “section 30 Order” that was laid on 22 October 2012 – The Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedule 5) Order 2013
- the Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill, introduced on 11 March 2013
- the Scottish Independence Referendum Bill, introduced on 21 March 2013.
The Committee’s meetings are generally held on Thursday mornings and are usually open to the public. Space is limited and places can be booked in advance through Visitor Services (0131 348 5200).
24th Referendum (Scotland) Bill Committee Meeting 2013
Date: 24th Meeting, Thursday 05 December 2013
Location: Committee Room 1
Consideration of draft report (in private)
3rd Report, 2013 (Session 4): Register of Young Voters (Anonymous Entries) (Scotland) Order 2013 [draft]