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Bills and Laws

Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill

Overview

Some people have paid private healthcare costs to have their transvaginal mesh implant removed.

This Bill would allow the Government to set up a scheme which could pay back those costs to people. This could include travel costs and hotel accommodation paid for in relation to the surgery.

The scheme could also cover other details, such as:

  • who can apply
  • how to apply
  • time limits on applying

The Bill is at Stage 1


Contents


Introduced

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

The Bill was introduced on 23 June 2021

Bill as introduced

Related information form 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:

SPICe briefing to follow soon.

Financial Resolution 

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