Succession (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about succession; to make provision about liferents; to amend the Trusts (Scotland) Act 1921; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

Scottish Government Bill introduced on 16 June 2015. The Bill was passed by the Parliament on 28 January 2016.

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Delegated Powers and Law Reform

Consideration by lead committee:

23 June 2015

1 September 2015

8 September 2015 (evidence)

15 September 2015 (evidence)

22 September 2015 (evidence)

29 September 2015 (evidence)

6 October 2015

27 October 2015

10 November 2015

Consideration by other committees:

24 June 2015 (Finance)

Link to Stage 1 Report by the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Link to the report on delegated powers at Stage 1 by the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Minute of Chamber proceedings for Stage 1 debate

Official Report of Stage 1 debate

After Passing

Received Royal Assent on 3 March 2016

The following volume, published on 30 September 2016, contains all material relevant to the passage of the Bill: