A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to allow the Trustees of the Widows’ Scheme of the Incorporation of Bakers of the City of Edinburgh to make capital payments to certain persons who might otherwise have been entitled to annuity payments from the Widows’ Fund for the Incorporation of Bakers within the City of Edinburgh; to transfer the remaining property, rights, interests and liabilities of the Widows’ Fund to a successor charitable trust; to dissolve the Widows’ Fund; and for connected purposes.
Current Status of the Bill
This Private Bill was introduced by the Trustees of the Widows’ Scheme of the Incorporation of Bakers of the City of Edinburgh on 20 March 2017. Royal Assent on 12 January 2018.
Introduction of the Bill
The Presiding Officer has decided under Rule 9A.14 of Standing Orders that a financial resolution is not required for this Bill.
Research Briefings on Bill
Objection period: 21/03/2017 to 19/05/2017
Objection period ended on Friday 19 May at 5pm.
Edinburgh Bakers' Widows' Fund Bill Committee:
Consideration Stage, 1 November 2017