City of Edinburgh Council (Portobello Park) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to change the status of Portobello Park so as to permit the City of Edinburgh Council to appropriate it for the purposes of the Council’s functions as an education authority; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill was introduced on 25 April 2013.

Royal Assent on 1 August 2014.

Objection period

Objection period: 26/04/2013 to 24/06/2013

The objection period closed on 24 June. Objections are available to be read on the Committee page.

Preliminary Stage

The Preliminary Stage debate took place on 9 January 2014.

Lead Committee: City of Edinburgh Council (Portobello Park) Bill Committee

The Committee published their Preliminary Stage Report on 4 December 2013.

1st Report, 2013 (Session 4): Preliminary Stage Report (1.34MB pdf)

Dates of consideration by Lead Committee:

    11 September 2013

    25 September 2013 (evidence)

    9 October 2013 (evidence)

    13 November 2013

    27 November 2013

Consideration Stage

The Committee published their Consideration Stage Report on 22 May 2014.

1st Report, 2014 (Session 4): Consideration Stage Report (1.21MB pdf)

Dates of consideration by committee:

    16 January 2014

    26 February 2014

    12 March 2014

    23 April 2014

    7 May 2014

    21 May 2014

Bill (As Amended at Consideration Stage) (633KB pdf posted 13 June 2014)

Final Stage

The Final Stage debate took place on 26 June 2014.

Daily list containing one amendment lodged on 23 June 2014:

The Presiding Officer decided to not select this amendment for debate at Final Stage, so there was no Marshalled List of amendments.

Passage of the Bill:

After Passing

Received Royal Assent on 1 August 2014.

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