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Bills and Laws

Disability Commissioner (Scotland) Bill

Jeremy Balfour MSP has introduced this Member’s Bill. It will establish a Disability Commissioner for Scotland.

The Bill is at Stage 1



The Member in charge of the Bill introduces the Bill and accompanying documents to the Parliament which publishes the Bill.

The Bill was introduced on 08 February 2024

Bill as introduced

Financial resolution

The Presiding Officer has decided under Rule 9.12 of Standing Orders that a financial resolution is required for this Bill.

Related information on the Bill

Financial Memorandum

How much the Bill is likely to cost

Statements on Legislative Competence

Statements on whether the Bill is within the Parliament’s “legislative competence” (if the Parliament has the power to make the changes to the law proposed by the Bill).

Scottish Parliament research on the Bill

Read the research done by the Scottish Parliament on specific parts of the Bill:

A research briefing will be published in due course.