The High Hedges (Scotland) Bill is a Members’ Bill and was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 2 October 2012 by Mark McDonald MSP. The Bill seeks to provide a solution to the problem of high hedges which interfere with the reasonable enjoyment of domestic property.
This briefing includes information on: the current law in Scotland in relation to high hedges; previous developments in relation to high hedges; the consultation process prior to the introduction of Mark McDonald’s Bill; the main provisions contained within the Bill; and legislation on high hedges in other jurisdictions.
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Published: 01 November 2012