About the Bill
A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to restate and amend the
law relating to the disclosure of criminal history and other information by the
Scottish Ministers; to make amendments to the Protection of Vulnerable Groups
(Scotland) Act 2007; and for connected purposes.
Read the Bill and Accompanying Documents
Current Status of the
This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by Deputy First Minister
and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, John Swinney MSP, on 12 June
The Education and Skills Committee is expected to be designated as the lead Committee for
Stage 1 scrutiny.
Read the call for evidence on the Bill (published Friday 28 June 2019)