The Long Leases (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Parliament on 12 January 2012.
The Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee was designated as the lead committee for scrutiny of the Bill's general principles.
The Scottish Government has produced a Policy Memorandum and Explanatory Notes, including a Financial Memorandum, to accompany the Bill which can be found on the Parliament's website at the following link:
Long Leases (Scotland) Bill page
The Committee has issued a call for views which closed on Friday 3 February.
Read the call for evidence
Read the written submissions received
The Committee took oral evidence at its meetings on 8, 22, 29 February and 7 March 2012.
Read the meeting papers and the Official Report
Read the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee, 4th Report, 2012 (Session 4): Stage 1 Report on Long Leases (Scotland) Bill.
The Scottish Government's response to the Stage 1 Report:
Further correspondence from the Scottish Government on the Bill:
10 May 2012
11 June 2012