Edinburgh Bakers’ Widows’ Fund Bill

 

Outcome: E

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.

Objection period

Objection period: 21/03/2017 to 19/05/2017

Objection period ended on Friday 19 May at 5pm.

Preliminary Stage

Committee: The Edinburgh Bakers' Widows' Fund Bill 

Dates of consideration by committee:

10 May 2017

14 June 2017 (evidence)

6 September 2017 (private)

1st Report, 2017 (Session 5):  Preliminary Stage Report - Edinburgh Bakers' Widows' Fund Bill (1011.46KB pdf)

Preliminary Stage debate, 21 September 2017

Official Report and Minutes

Consideration Stage

Edinburgh Bakers' Widows' Fund Bill Committee:

Consideration Stage, 1 November 2017

Final Stage

Final Stage Proceedings, 21 November 2017

Official Report and Minutes

After Passing

Received Royal Assent on 12 January 2018.

Edinburgh Bakers’ Widows’ Fund Act 2018

 
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