Sentencing of Offences Aggravated by Prejudice (Scotland) Bill

Proposer

Patrick Harvie

Proposal Details

Proposal for a Bill to require the aggravation of an offence by prejudice on grounds of disability, sexual orientation or transgender identity to be taken into account in sentencing.

Draft Proposal

Lodged 2 October 2007

Proposed Sentencing of Offence Aggravated by Prejudice (Scotland) Bill statement of reasons (28KB pdf posted 03.10.2007) 

 

 

Final Proposal

Lodged 22 November 2007

Supporters 1 month from date lodged

45

Proposed Sentencing of Offence Aggravated by Prejudice (Scotland) Bill supporters (22KB pdf posted 08.01.2008) 

Outcome

The proposal has gathered sufficient support to allow a Bill to be introduced. 

Offences (Aggravation by Prejudice) (Scotland) Bill received Royal Assent 8 July 2009.

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