Local Government Finance (Unoccupied Properties etc.) (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

The Bill will amend the law regarding non-domestic rates and council tax in respect of unoccupied properties. The Bill also repeals provisions that allow grants to be made to local authorities in order to allow them to balance their housing revenue account.

Current Status of the Bill

This Executive Bill was introduced by Alex Neil MSP on 26 March 2012.

The Bill received Royal Assent on 5 December 2012.

After Passing

The Bill received Royal Assent on 5 December 2012. 


The following volume, published on 25 July 2013, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill.


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