National Library of Scotland Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to make further provision about the name, functions and governance of the National Library of Scotland; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 21 June 2012.

Stage 1

Lead committee: Education and Culture Committee

Stage 1 Report (185KB pdf)

Other committees:

Subordinate Legislation Committee on 22 November 2011 and 13 December 2011.

21st Report, 2011 (Session 4): National Library of Scotland Bill (1.2MB pdf)

Finance Committee on 11 January 2012.

Stage 1 proceedings at meeting of Parliament (15 March 2012)

Official Report


Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate was held on 16 May 2012.

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 16 May 2012. 

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3:

The following volume, published on 20 December 2012, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill:

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 21 June 2012.

Passage of the Bill: