Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill [Session 4]


Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision for financial year 2014/15, for the use of resources by the Scottish Administration and certain bodies whose expenditure is payable out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund, for the maximum amounts of borrowing by certain statutory bodies and for authorising the payment of sums out of the Fund; to make provision, for financial year 2015/16, for authorising the payment of sums out of the Fund on a temporary basis; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

This Bill was introduced by John Swinney MSP on 16 January 2014

Received Royal Assent on 12 March 2014.

Stage 1

The Parliament debated the Bill at Stage 1 on 22 January 2014.


The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee published its report on the delegated powers provisions in the Bill on 29 January 2014:

Stage 2

The Finance Committee considered the Bill at Stage 2 on 29 January 2014.

Stage 3

 The Parliament debated and passed the Bill at Stage 3 on 5 February.

Passage of the Bill:


After Passing

Received Royal Assent on 12 March 2014.

The following volume contains all of the material relevant to the passing of this Bill:

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