Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Bill


Stage 1 scrutiny by the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee

The Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Bill was introduced by the Scottish Government to the Scottish Parliament on 1 December 2011.

The Economy, Energy and Tourism was referred the Bill as the lead committee and completed its consideration of the general principles of the Bill with a report to the Parliament in March 2012.


The Committee took evidence throughout January and February 2012 and reported to the Scottish Parliament on 6 March 2012.


Written evidence

The Committee issued a call for evidence on 15 December 2011.

Read the written submissions


The Committee has completed its scrutiny of the Bill at Stage 1 and has reported to the Scottish Parliament.

Read the Stage 1 report on the Land Registration etc (Scotland) Bill

Read the news release about the report

Scottish Government response to the Stage 1 report (262KB pdf)


Stage 1 debate

Consideration of the Bill at Stage 1 concluded with the debate in the Chamber of the Scottish Parliament on 14 March 2012.

Read the Official Report of the Stage 1 debate on the Land Registration etc (Scotland) Bill



For details about the Committee’s work on the Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Bill please contact Diane Barr, Assistant Clerk, 0131 348 5214.

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