Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill

 

Stage: 1

 A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to establish the office of Scottish Biometrics Commissioner and to provide for its functions in relation to the acquisition, retention, use and destruction of biometric data for criminal justice and police purposes. 


Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Humza Yousaf MSP, on 30 May 2019.

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Justice Committee  

25 June 2019, (evidence) 

24 September 2019, (evidence) 

Dates of consideration by other committees: 

Delegated Powers and Law Refom Committee 

1 October 2019 (evidence)

Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill at Stage 1 - 3 October 2019 

 
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