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Thursday 22 June 2000

Section G - Bills, amendments to Bills and proposals for members’ Bills



Proposals for Members’ Bills

Names marked with an asterisk (*) are new names of support. Proposals that have attracted 11 supporters have those supporters’ names shown in bold. The member who lodged such a proposal has the right to introduce a Member’s Bill to give effect to that proposal under rule 9.14.

Fergus Ewing: Proposed Registration of Scotland’s Land Bill—Proposal for a Bill to amend the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 to make the registration of title to land compulsory in the circumstances set out in section 2 of that Act; to make the registration of title to land in other circumstances compulsory according to a timescale or timescales to be specified by order; and to require information regarding beneficial ownership of land to be displayed on the title sheet. (lodged 23 May 2000)

Supported by: Christine Grahame, Fiona Hyslop, Alex Neil, Michael Russell, Mrs Margaret Ewing, Bruce Crawford, Dr Winnie Ewing, Alasdair Morgan, Brian Adam, Mr Duncan Hamilton, Irene McGugan, Tricia Marwick, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Linda Fabiani, Robert Brown*

Mr Keith Harding: Proposed Dog Fouling Bill—Proposal for a Bill to amend the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 to extend the offence of dog fouling so it applies to any person in charge of a dog who allows it to deposit excrement in any public place or fails to dispose appropriately of that excrement; and to give power to impose a fixed on-the-spot penalty for such an offence to specified persons such as traffic wardens, as well as police constables, without the requirement for a corroborating witness. (lodged 14 June 2000)

Supported by: Mr Jamie McGrigor, David Mundell, Mr Murray Tosh, David McLetchie, Alex Johnstone, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton, Mary Scanlon, Phil Gallie, John Scott, Nick Johnston, Alex Fergusson, Bill Aitken, Robert Brown*


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