Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: W

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.

Stage 1

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

Stage 3

Debated and passed the Bill at Stage 3 on 22 June 2017

Passage of the Bill:

After Passing

Received Royal Assent on 28 July 2017

Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Act 2017

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