Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (Amendment) Bill


Stage: P

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland Act 1871 in order to abolish the offices of librarian and fiscal; to rename the Widows’ Fund as the Dependents’ Fund and to make further provision as regards persons entitled to the benefit of that fund; to make new provision for members of the Society to resign; and to give the Society new powers including to close the Dependents’ Fund completely or close it to new members, to create new categories of membership, or to wind up the Society; and for connected purposes. 

Current Status of the Bill

This Private Bill was introduced by the Society of Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland on 26 September 2019.  

Objection period

Objection period: 27/09/2019 to 25/11/2019

The objection period ended on Monday 25 November at 5pm. No objections were lodged.

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