Legislative Scrutiny

Scotland written question – answered on 18th November 2004.

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Photo of Mr Peter Duncan Mr Peter Duncan Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland, Local and Devolved Government Affairs

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many hours of scrutiny were given to each Bill relating exclusively to Scotland between 1997 and 1999, broken down by (a) Scottish Grand Committee, (b) House and (c) House of Lords.

Photo of Anne McGuire Anne McGuire Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Constitutional Affairs) (Scotland)

The following Scottish Acts were passed between 1997 and 1999:

1997 Royal Assent
Contract (Scotland) 21 March 1997
Crime and Punishment (Scotland) 21 March 1997
Flood Prevention and Land Drainage (Scotland) 21 March 1997
Local Government (Gaelic Names) (Scotland) 27 February 1997
Planning (Consequential Provisions) (Scotland) 27 February 1997
Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Scotland) 27 February 1997
Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas (Scotland) 27 February 1997
Scottish Legal Services Ombudsman and Commissioner
For Local Administration in Scotland 21 March 1997
Town and Country Planning (Scotland) 27 February 1997
Transfer of Crofting Estates (Scotland) 19 March 1997
Criminal Procedure (Intermediate Diets) (Scotland) 8 April 1998
Registered Establishments (Scotland) 9 July 1998
Scotland 19 November 1998
Mental Health (Amendment) (Scotland) 11 November 1999

The hours of scrutiny given to each Act, broken down as requested, is available from the Public Bill Office.

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