Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland) Bill


Stage: 2

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 completed Stage 1 on 26 February 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

Stage 2

Health and Sport Committee: 

Stage 2, 7 May 2019

All amendments should be lodged by 12 noon on Tuesday 30 April with the clerks in the Legislation Team (  

Daily List of amendments 270219 

Daily List of amendments 010319

Daily List of amendments 040419

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