Freedom of Information (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to amend provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 relating to the effect of various exemptions and the time limit for certain proceedings. 

Current Status of the Bill

This Government Bill was introduced by Bruce Crawford MSP on 30 May 2012.

The Bill received Royal Assent on 19 February 2013.

Stage 1

Lead committee: Finance Committee.

The committee published its report on 2 November 2012.

Dates of consideration by the Lead Committee:

    13 June 2012

    5 September 2012

    12 September 2012

    24 October 2012

    31 October 2012

    5 December 2012

Dates of consideration by other committees:

    4 September 2012 (Subordinate Legislation Committee)

The Bill was debated by Parliament on 15 November 2012.

After Passing


The following volume, published on 19 July 2013, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill:


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