This briefing provides a summary of the parliamentary scrutiny of the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Bill prior to Stage 3 proceedings which are scheduled to take place on 16 January 2014.
It highlights some of the key issues raised during Stage 1 consideration of the Bill, and subsequent recommendations made by both the lead Committee (Economy, Energy and Tourism), and the secondary Committee (Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment) in the Stage 1 Report. It also considers the Scottish Government’s response to those recommendations; and some of the amendments agreed to at Stage 2.
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Published: 13 January 2014