About the Bill
The Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (“the Bill”) was introduced in the Scottish Parliament by the Member in Charge, Emma Harper MSP, on 14 May 2020.
The Bill amends the existing law on what is called “livestock worrying”, which is where a dog chases, attacks or kills farmed animals.
Read the Bill and its accompanying documents
A call for evidence was published on 26 June and is open to submissions until Friday 28 August.
Read submissions received