Breastfeeding etc. (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to make it an offence to prevent or stop a child who is permitted to be in a public place or licensed premises from being fed milk in that place or on those premises; to make provision in relation to the promotion of breastfeeding; and for connected purposes (SP Bill 15)

Current Status of the Bill

Received Royal Assent 18 January 2005

Introduction of the Bill

Bill as introduced:

Accompanying documents:

Proposal lodged on 19 June 2003

Introduced on 16 December 2003

Preliminary discussion:

Health Committee:

Stage 1


Finance Committee Official Report from:

Health Committee Official Report from:

Subordinate Legislation Committee Official Report from:

Chamber Proceedings:

Stage 2


Health Committee:

Stage 3

Chamber Proceedings:

Bill passed on 18 November 2004 

Passage of the Bill:

Received Royal Assent 18 January 2005: