Long Leases (Scotland) Bill [2012]


Outcome: E

A Bill to convert certain long leases into ownership; to provide for the conversion into real burdens of certain rights and obligations under such leases; to provide for payment to former owners of land of compensation for loss of it on conversion; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

This Executive Bill was introduced by Richard Lochhead MSP on 12 January 2012.

The Bill received Royal Assent on 7 August 2012.

Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate was held on 28 June 2012.

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 28 June 2012.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3:

Passage of the Bill:

After Passing

Royal Assent


The Bill received Royal Assent on 7 August 2012.