Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill

 

Stage: 1

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about Scottish Ministers’ functions in relation to forestry; to make provision about Scottish Ministers’ functions in relation to the management of forestry land and other land; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing MSP, on 10 May 2017.  The Bill is currently at Stage 1.

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Rural Economy and Connectivity 

Dates of consideration by lead committee:

24 May 2017 (private)

7 June 2017 (evidence)

21 June 2017 (evidence)

6 September 2017 (evidence)

13 September 2017 (evidence)

27 September 2017 (private)

Dates of consideration by other committees:

19 September 2017 (private) (Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform)

30 May 2017 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)

20 June 2017 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)

27 June 2017 (private) (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)

Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 - 27 June 2017