Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Bill (Ex) (E)


Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision about the retailing of tobacco products, including provision prohibiting the display of tobacco products and establishing a register of tobacco retailers; to amend the criteria for eligibility to provide primary medical services under the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 3 March 2010.

Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010

Stage 1

The lead committee for Stage 1 was the Health and Sport Committee. 

Lead committee:

Other committees:

Finance Committee:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

The Stage 1 debate was held on 24 September 2009.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (24 September 2009):

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 24 September 2009.

The deadline for completion of Stage 1 was 25 September 2009.

Before Stage 2

The Health and Sport Committee took oral evidence at its meeting on 4 November 2009.

Stage 3

The debate was held on 27 January 2010.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3  (27 January 2010):

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 27 January 2010.

The following volume, published on 16 September 2013, contains all the material relevant to the passing of this Bill.

Royal Assent

Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010

The Bill received Royal Assent on 3 March 2010.

Passage of the Bill:

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