A Bill to make provision about national outcomes; to confer functions on certain persons in relation to services provided by, and assets of, certain public bodies; to amend Part 2 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003; to enable certain bodies to buy abandoned or neglected land; to make provision for registers of common good property and about disposal and use of such property; to restate and amend the law on allotments; to enable local authorities to reduce or remit non-domestic rates; and for connected purposes.
Government Bill introduced by John Swinney MSP on 11 June 2014.
Lead committee: Local Government and Regeneration Committee
Consideration by lead committee:
25 June 2014
20 August 2014
24 September 2014 (evidence)
1 October 2014 (evidence)
8 October 2014 (evidence)
27 October 2014 (evidence)
Consideration by other committees:
6 August 2014, Finance
19 August 2014, Delegated Powers and Law Reform
30 September 2014, Delegated Powers and Law Reform (evidence)
8 October 2014, Finance (evidence)
8 October 2014, Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment
28 October 2014, Delegated Powers and Law Reform
29 October 2014, Finance
Stage 1 to be completed by 6 February 2015.