Wednesday 2 June 2010

GLC's parliamentary unit assists with 2 new Bills

GLC's Parliamentary & Social Policy Unit has assisted with the policy work and drafting of two Bills introduced in the Scottish Parliament today

First, the Protection of Workers (Scotland) Bill (SP Bill 47), sponsored by Hugh Henry MSP, a Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make it an offence to assault certain persons in the course of or by reason of their employment; and for connected purposes.

Second, the Property Factors (Scotland) Bill (SP Bill 51), sponsored by Patricia Ferguson MSP, a Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to establish a register of property factors and require property factors to be registered; to make provision in relation to the resolution of disputes between homeowners and property factors; and for connected purposes.

The Bills, together with accompanying documents (Explanatory Notes & Financial Memorandum, and Policy Memorandum) are available from the Scottish Parliament's website:


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