A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to remove the limitation period for actions of damages in respect of personal injuries resulting from childhood abuse.
Current Status of the Bill
Received Royal Assent on 28 July 2017.
The Presiding Officer has decided under Rule 9.12.2 of Standing Orders that a financial resolution is required for this Bill.
Research Briefings on Bill
Lead Committee: Justice
Dates of consideration by lead Committee:
29 November 2016 (in private)
24 January 2017
28 February 2017 (evidence)
14 March 2017 (evidence)
21 March 2017 (private)
18 April 2017 (private)
Stage 1 Report on the Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill - 20 April 2017
Dates of consideration by other committee(s)
13 December 2016 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)
Report by the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee on the delegated powers provisions contained in the Bill, published on 18 January 2017:
3rd Report 2017, (Session 5): Limitation (Childhood Abuse (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 (1.90MB pdf)
Stage 1 debate, 27 April 2017
Official Report and Minutes
Debated and passed the Bill at Stage 3 on 22 June 2017
Received Royal Assent on 28 July 2017
Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Act 2017