Parliamentary Procedure

The Parliament's procedures are primarily governed by the Standing Orders. These Rules are revised from time to time. GuidanceĀ has been produced by to explain how key aspects of Parliamentary business operate in practice, by reference to relevant standing orders, determinations, conventions and practices. Although the guidance is aimed primarily at MSPs and clerks, it is also a useful reference source for anyone wishing to follow Parliamentary proceedings in detail

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Public, Private & Hybrid Bills Guidance

The procedures and requirements for processing Bills through the Scottish Parliament.