Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Bill

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision about execution of documents in counterpart and the delivery by electronic means of traditional documents; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

This Government Bill was introduced by John Swinney MSP on 14 May 2014.

The Bill was passed at Stage 3 on 24 February 2015.

Stage 1

Lead committee: Delegated Powers and Law Reform

The Committee also published a report on the delegated powers provisions in the Bill on 6 August 2014:

Dates considered by the lead committee:

    27 May 2014

    17 June 2014 (evidence)

    5 August 2014

    19 August 2014 (evidence)

    30 September 2014 (evidence)

    7 October 2014 (evidence)

    28 October 2014 (evidence)

Dates considered by other committees:

    28 May 2014 (Finance)

The Stage 1 debate took place on 25 November 2014.

Stage 2

The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee considered the Bill at Stage 2 on 20 January 2015.

No amendments to the Bill were lodged at this Stage.

Stage 3

The Parliament passed the Bill at Stage 3 on 24 February 2015.

No amendments to the Bill were lodged at this stage.


Passage of the Bill:

 

After Passing

The Bill received Royal Assent on 1 April 2015

The following volume, published on 1 June 2016, contains all material relevant to the passage of this Bill:

 
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