Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to reform and restate the law on the registration of rights to land in the land register; to enable electronic conveyancing and registration of electronic documents in the land register; to provide for the closure of the Register of Sasines in due course; to allow electronic documents to be used for certain contracts, unilateral obligations and trusts that must be constituted by writing; to provide about the formal validity of electronic documents and for their registration; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

This Executive Bill was introduced by John Swinney MSP on 1 December 2011.

The Bill received Royal Assent on 10 July 2012.

Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate was held on 31 May 2012.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 31 May 2012.

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 10 July 2012.

Passage of the Bill:

The following volume, published on 9 January 2013 contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill: