Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about authorisation of the removal and use of part of the body of a deceased person for transplantation and other purposes; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, Shona Robison MSP, on 8 June 2018.  The Bill passed Stage 3 on 11 June 2019. Received Royal Assent on 18 July 2019.

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Health and Sport

Dates of consideration by lead committee:

26 June 2018 (private)

2 October 2018 (private)

23 October 2018 (private)

6 November 2018 (evidence)

13 November 2018 (evidence)

20 November 2018 (evidence)

27 November 2018 (evidence)

22 January 2019 (private)

Stage 1 Report on the Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland) Bill - 01 February 2019

Dates of consideration by other committee(s):

6 November 2018 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform) (private)

Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 - 6 November 2018

Stage 1 Debate, 26 February 2019

Official Report and Minutes

After Passing

Received Royal Assent 18 July 2019.

2019 asp 11 - Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland Act 2019 

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