Food (Scotland) Bill

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to establish Food Standards Scotland and make provision as to its functions; to amend the law in relation to food; to enable provision to be made in relation to animal feeding stuffs; to make provision for administrative sanctions in relation to offences under the law in relation to food; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

This Government Bill was introduced by Alex Neil MSP on 13 March 2014.

Received Royal Assent on 13 January 2015.

Stage 1

The Stage 1 Debate took place on 2 October 2014.

Lead Committee: Health and Sport Committee

Dates considered by Lead Committee:

    25 March 2014

    27 May 2014 (evidence)

    3 June 2014 (evidence)

    10 June 2014 (evidence)

    17 June 2014 (evidence)

    24 June 2014 (evidence)

    12 August 2014

    19 August 2014

Consideration by other committees:

    1 April 2014 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee)

    22 April 2014 (evidence, Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee)

    13 May 2014 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee)

    18 June 2014 (Finance Committee)

    24 June 2014 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee)

The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee published its report on the delegated powers provisions in the Bill on 13 May 2014:

After Passing

Received Royal Assent on 13 January 2015.

The following volume contains all of the material relevant to the passing of this Bill and was published on 2 September:

Passage of the Bill