Agriculture (Retained EU Law and Data) (Scotland) Bill


About the Bill

The Agriculture (Retained EU Law and Data) (Scotland) Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy on 6 November 2019.

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to confer powers to modify certain retained EU law relating to agriculture, including power to make new provision about marketing standards in relation to agricultural products and the classification of carcasses; to make provision about the collection and processing of information connected with food supply chains and agricultural activities; and for connected purposes.

SPICe Briefings

Stage 1


20 November 2019  Evidence session with the Scottish Government Bill Team 
27 November 2019  Evidence session with data and research organisations
4 December 2019  Evidence sessions with rural policy interests and wider agricultural policy interests
18 December 2019 Evidence session with agricultural industry representatives
15 January 2020 Evidence session with the Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy



The Committee wants to hear your views on the Bill. A call for evidence was published on 15 November 2019.

The deadline for submissions is Friday 3 January 2020.

Please note that in most cases your written submission will be published on the Scottish Parliament’s website and may be quoted in the Committee’s report or in Committee meetings (which are public and broadcast).

If you wish to request that your submission be published without your name, please contact the Clerks at [email protected]

Before making a submission, please read our privacy notice about submitting your views to a Committee Privacy Notice. This tells you about how we process your personal data.


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