Proposed Criminalisation of the Purchase of Sex (Scotland) Bill


Rhoda Grant

Draft Proposal

Proposal for a Bill to make it an offence to purchase sex.

Lodged 23 May 2012

Accompanied by: Statement of reasons (105KB pdf)

The Justice Committee considered the statement of reasons at its meeting on 19 June 2012 and agreed it was not satisfied with the reasons given by the member for not consulting on the draft proposal.

Under Rule 9.14.7 the proposal fell on 19 August 2012 as a consultation was not lodged within two months of the Committee's decision. 

Final Proposal 

Right to introduce Member's Bill secured?

Member's Bill introduced to give effect to proposal?