Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill

 

About the Bill

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about success fee agreements; to make provision about expenses in civil litigation; to make provision about the offices of the Auditor of the Court of Session, the auditor of the Sheriff Appeal Court and the auditor of the sheriff court; and to make provision about the bringing of civil proceedings on behalf of a group of persons.

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Michael Matheson MSP, on 1 June 2017.

Read the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill and accompanying documents.

Stage 1

The Justice Committee was designated lead committee for the Bill by the Parliamentary Bureau on 13 June 2017.

Evidence

> Read the call for evidence

> Read the news release