Disabled Persons' Parking Places (Scotland) Bill (M) (E)


Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision for the duties of local authorities in relation to parking places for use by disabled persons’ vehicles; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 1 April 2009.

Bill (As Passed)

Introduction of the Bill

This Member's Bill was introduced by Jackie Baillie MSP on 2 June 2008.

Information on this Members' Bill prior to introduction is available on the Proposals for Member's Bills section of the website. This includes the consultation on the proposed bill.

Research Briefings on Bill

Stage 1

The lead committee for Stage 1 was the Local Government and Communities Committee.  

The deadline for Stage 1 consideration was 28 November 2008.

Lead committee: Local Government and Communities

Lead committee Stage 1 Report (1.46MB pdf)

The Bill was also considered by the following committees:

Finance Committee:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (26 November 2008):

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 26 November 2008.

Stage 2

The Bill was referred to the Local Government and Communities Committee at Stage 2.

Stage 2 took place on 17 December 2008. 

The deadline for all Stage 2 amendments was 12 December 2008.

17 December 2008 (Consideration of amendments)

The Bill passed Stage 2 on 17 December 2008. 

The deadline for Stage 2 was 19 December 2008.

Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate was held on 26 February 2009.

The deadline for lodging amendments was 13 February 2009.


A Marshalled List and groupings were not produced for this debate as no amendments were lodged at Stage 3.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3 (26 February 2009): 

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 26 February 2009.

An 'As Passed' version of the Bill was not produced for this Stage as no amendments were lodged.

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 1 April 2009.

The following volume, published on 26 April 2013, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill:

Passage of the Bill:

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