A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about private rented housing; in particular to establish a new type of tenancy to be known as a private residential tenancy.
This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by Alex Neil MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Communities and Pensioners' Rights, on 7 October 2015.
The Bill was passed by the Parliament on 17 March 2016 and received Royal Assent on 22 April 2016.
Lead Committee: Infrastructure and Capital Investment
Dates of consideration by lead Committee:
4 November 2015 (evidence)
11 November 2015 (evidence)
18 November 2015 (evidence)
2 December 2015 (evidence)
6 January 2016
13 January 2016
Dates of consideration by other committees:
3 November 2015 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)
11 November 2015 (Finance)
1 December 2015 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)
Link to Report at Stage 1 by Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
Link to Finance Committee Report on Financial Memorandum