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Bills and Laws

Housing (Cladding Remediation) (Scotland) Bill

The Bill is being introduced to reduce the risk to life from unsafe cladding on people’s homes.

The Bill gives powers to Scottish Ministers to assess and remediate certain types of buildings with unsafe cladding. Scottish Ministers will need to record these assessments and any remediation works completed in a register. Remediate means to take action towards fixing problems.

The Bill also allows Scottish Ministers to create a responsible developers scheme.

 

The Bill ended Stage 3 on 14 May 2024


Contents


Introduced

The Scottish Government introduces the Bill and accompanying documents to the Parliament which publishes the Bill.

The Bill was introduced on 01 November 2023

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 from the Scottish Government on the Bill

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).

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:

Housing (Cladding Remediation) (Scotland) Bill research briefing