Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill

 

Stage: 3

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.  Stage 2 was completed on 6 March 2018.

Stage 1

Committee: Justice

Dates of consideration by committee:

Dates of consideration by other committee(s):

12 September 2017 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)

3 October 2017 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)

8 November 2017 (private) (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)

23 January 2018 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)

Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 - 09 November 2017 

Stage 1 debate, 16 January 2018

Official Report and Minutes

Stage 3

Stage 3 Proceedings, 26 April 2018