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Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 and the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Act 2020 - proposed extension: statement of reasons

Statement of reasons providing detail of the considerations that have been made in the decision to seek an extension to the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 and the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No. 2) Act 2020 and the recommended list of provisions which are proposed to be covered by an extension.


Footnotes

1. Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020

2. Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Act 2020

3. Coronavirus Acts: eleventh report to Scottish Parliament (February 2022) - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

4. The Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Amendment of Expiry Dates) Regulations 2020 (legislation.gov.uk) and The Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Amendment of Expiry Dates) Regulations 2021 (legislation.gov.uk)

5. Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Act 2021 (legislation.gov.uk)

6. Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill – Bills (proposed laws) – Scottish Parliament | Scottish Parliament Website

7. Covid recovery: a consultation on public health, public services and justice system reforms - Scottish Government - Citizen Space

8. Coronavirus (Covid) legislation - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

9. A total of 2978 responses were received, but 73 were identified as duplicates (submitted by duplicate email addresses) and removed during data cleaning. The most recent version of each response was kept.

10. Five organisations submitted a total of 11 responses. These were all included in the analysis as they were considered to represent different views across the organisations.

11. The consultation analysis report is linked to from this webpage - Coronavirus (Covid) legislation - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

12. Justice - vision and priorities: report - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

13. The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 (Early Expiry of Provisions) Regulations 2022 (legislation.gov.uk)

14. The Parole Board (Scotland) Amendment Rules 2022 (legislation.gov.uk)

15. The Registers of Scotland (Digital Registration, etc.) Regulations 2022 (legislation.gov.uk)

16. Digital submissions 2020 - Registers of Scotland (ros.gov.uk)

17. https://www.ros.gov.uk/about/publications/consultations-and-surveys/2020/digital-submissions-2020

18. Registers of Scotland (Digital Registration etc.) Regulations 2022 laid in Parliament - Registers of Scotland (ros.gov.uk)

Contact

Email: Covid.Leg.Consultation@gov.scot

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