Prescription (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the law relating to the extinction of rights and obligations by the passage of time.

Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Michael Matheson MSP, on 8 February 2018.  Received Royal Assent on 18 December 2018.

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Delegated Powers and Law Reform 

27 February 2018 (private)

6 March 2018 (private)

20 March 2018 (evidence)

27 March 2018 (evidence)

17 April 2018 (evidence)

24 April 2018 (evidence)

1 May 2018 (evidence)

8 May 2018 (private)

5 June 2018 (private)

12 June 2018 (private)

Prescription (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 Report  - 14 June 2018

Stage 1 debate, 27 June 2018

Official Report and Minutes

After Passing

Received Royal Assent on 18 December 2018. 

Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018 asp 15

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