Proposed High Hedges (Scotland) Bill

Proposer

Mark McDonald

Draft Proposal

Proposal for a Bill to create a right to prevent high hedges from interfering with neighbouring property, and to provide a formal mechanism for enforcement of that right in a case of dispute.

Lodged 21 December 2011

Accompanied by: Statement of reasons (98KB pdf)

The Local Government and Regeneration Committee at its meeting on 1 February 2012 was satisfied with the reasons given by the member for not consulting on the draft proposal.

Final Proposal

Proposal for a Bill to create a new right to apply to the local authority to prevent certain high hedges from interfering with neighbouring property, and to give that local authority power to determine rights in a case of dispute, subject to an appeals mechanism.

Lodged 22 March 2012

Accompanied by: Revised statement of reasons (97KB pdf) 

Total supporters: 30

  •   18 Scottish National Party
  •   8 Scottish Labour
  •   3 Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  •   1 Independent

 For supporters' names see:

 Proposed High Hedges (Scotland) Bill list of supporters (53KB pdf)

Right to introduce Member's Bill secured?

Yes

Member's Bill introduced to give effect to proposal?

Yes

High Hedges (Scotland) Bill

 

 

 

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