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Bills and Laws

Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) (Scotland) Bill

This Member’s Bill has been introduced by Gillian Mackay MSP. It creates safe access zones around all places providing abortion services in Scotland. 

The Bill ended Stage 3 on 12 June 2024


Stage 2 - Changes to detail

MSPs can propose changes (“amendments”) to the Bill. The amendments are considered and decided on by a committee.

The Bill ended Stage 2 on 28 May 2024


Committee correspondence sent and received while the Bill progressed through Parliament

Meeting on amendments

Documents with the amendments considered at the meeting on 28 May 2024. 

Read the minutes of proceedings

Meeting on 28 May 2024

Additional information on the Bill following Stage 2

Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum

Information on the powers the Bill gives the Scottish Ministers and others to make “secondary legislation” (usually regulations) and to the Scottish Ministers (such as to make guidance).

Committee work on the Bill following Stage 2

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Meeting on 11 June 2024

Report published on 11 June 2024