Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill


About the Bill

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to remove the limitation period for actions of damages in respect of personal injuries resulting from childhood abuse.

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Michael Matheson MSP, on 16 November 2016.

Read the Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill and accompanying documents

Stage 1

The Justice Committee was designated lead committee for the Bill by the Parliamentary Bureau on 22 November 2016.

Stage 2



Notes of informal testimonies concerning the Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill

The Committee began taking evidence on the Bill on 21 February 2017.



The Committee published its Stage 1 Report to the Parliament on 20 April 2017.

> Read the Justice Committee's 7th Report, 2017 (Session 5): Stage 1 Report on the Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill

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