A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about success fee agreements; to make provision about expenses in civil litigation; to make provision about the offices of the Auditor of the Court of Session, the auditor of the Sheriff Appeal Court and the auditor of the sheriff court; and to make provision about the bringing of civil proceedings on behalf of a group of persons.
Current Status of the Bill
This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Michael Matheson MSP, on 1 June 2017. The Bill is currently at Stage 1.
Introduction of the Bill
The Presiding Officer has decided under Rule 9.12 of Standing Orders that a financial resolution is required for this Bill.
Research Briefings on Bill