Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill

 

Stage: 1

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to pardon persons convicted of certain historical sexual offences and to provide a process for convictions for those offences to be disregarded.

Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Michael Matheson MSP, on 6 November 2017.  The Bill is currently at Stage 1.

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Equalities and Human Rights 

Dates of consideration by lead committee:

16 November 2017

Dates of consideration by other committee(s):

19 December 2017 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)

Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 - 20 December 2017