Transport (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

 A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for low emission zones; to make provision for and in connection with the powers of local transport authorities in connection with the operation of local bus services in their areas; to make provision about arrangements under which persons may be entitled to travel on local bus and other transport services; to prohibit the parking of vehicles on pavements and prohibit double parking; to make provision in connection with the status of the office of the Scottish Road Works Commissioner, the Commissioner’s functions and the regulation of road works; to make provision in connection with regional Transport Partnerships and to adjust the number of members on the British Waterways Board; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution,  Derek Mackay MSP, on 8 June 2018.  The Bill passed Stage 3 on 10 October 2019. The Bill received Royal Assent on 15 November 2019. 

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Rural Economy and Connectivity 

Dates of consideration by lead committee:

27 June 2018 (private)

12 September 2018 (evidence)

19 September 2018 (evidence)

3 October 2018 (evidence)

24 October 2018 (evidence)

7 November 2018 (evidence)

21 November 2018 (evidence)

16 January 2019 (private)

23 January 2019 (private)

30 January 2019 (private)

6 February 2019

20 February 2019 (private)

27 February 2019 (private)

Stage 1 Report on the Transport (Scotland) Bill - 07 March 2019

Dates of consideration by other committee(s):

11 September 2018 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform) (private)

2 October 2018 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform) (private)

23 October 2018 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)

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

Transport (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 - 6 November 2018

14 November 2018 (Finance and Constitution Committee) (evidence)

Stage 1 debate, 4 April 2019

Official Report and Minutes 

23 April 2019 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)

After Passing

 The Bill received Royal Assent on 15 November 2019. 

2019 ASP 17 - Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 

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