Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to consolidate the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985, the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1993, Part 1 of the Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007, Part 2 of the Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Act 2010, the Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Act 2014, the Protected Trust Deeds (Scotland) Regulations 2013 and related enactments.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill was introduced on 30 October 2015 by the Lord Advocate, Frank Mulholland QC.

The Bill was passed by the Parliament on 22 March 2016 and received Royal Assent on 28 April 2016.

Stage 1

Lead committee: Delegated Powers and Law Reform

10 November 2015 (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)

17 November 2015 (evidence)

24 November 2015

1 December 2015 (evidence)

8 December 2015

15 December 2015 (evidence)

5 January 2016 (evidence)

19 January 2016

Stage 1 Report on the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill

Minute of Stage 1 debate

Official Report of Stage 1 debate

Stage 3

No amendments were lodged at Stage 3 of the Bill which meant that no Marshalled List, Groupings, and As Passed Print of the Bill were required.

Minute of Stage 3 debate

Official Report of Stage 3 debate

Passage of the Bill:


After Passing

Received Royal Assent on 28 April 2016.

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