About the Bill
A Bill for an Act of Parliament to make provision about the arrangements for the Police Service of Scotland to police railways and railway property; and for connected purposes.
This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Michael Matheson MSP on 8 December 2016.
Read the Railway Policing (Scotland)Bill and its accompanying documents
The Justice Committee was designated lead committee for the Bill by the Parliamentary Bureau on 13 December 2016.
The Committee will begin taking evidence on the Bill on 7 March 2017.
This information was provided by Dr Kath Murray and was not commissioned by the Committee. It is published for information only.