Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: W

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about the enforcement of contractual terms by third parties.

Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Michael Matheson MSP, on 31 January 2017.  Received Royal Assent on 30 October 2017.

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Dates of consideration by lead committee:

Stage 1 Report on the Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill - 12 May 2017

Stage 1 debate, 25 May 2017

Official Report and Minute

      Stage 3

      The Parliament debated and passed the Bill at Stage 3 on 21 September 2017.

      Official Report and Minute

      After Passing

      Received Royal Assent on 30 October 2017.

      Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Act 2017