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BUSINESS BULLETIN 123 / 2000

Friday 11 August 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.

Michael Russell: Proposed Gaelic Language Bill-Proposal for a Bill to establish the principle of equal validity for Gaelic and English in Scotland; to create certain rights and duties in law with regard to the use of Gaelic including a right to Gaelic-medium education; to place a duty on certain specified public bodies to prepare and implement Gaelic policies; to guarantee the right to use Gaelic in courts and tribunals and before other judicial and quasi-judicial bodies and the right to use Gaelic names and descriptions; and to ensure the monitoring and enforcement of these rights and duties. (lodged 6 July 2000)

Note: the member lodging the above proposal has provided the following translation-

Mìcheal Russell: Tairgse airson Bile na Cànain Gàidhlig-Tairgse airson Bile a stèidhicheadh am prionnsabal gu bheil a' Ghàidhlig agus a' Bheurla co-ionnan ann an èifeachd an Albainn, a chruthaicheadh còirichean agus dleasnasan sònraichte ann an lagh a thaobh cleachdadh na Gàidhlig, 'nam measg còir do dh' fhoghlam troimh mheadhan na Gàidhlig, dleasnas air buidhnean poblach comharraichte polasaidhean Gàidhlig ullachadh agus thoirt gu buil, còir Gàidhlig a chleachdadh ann an cùirtean-lagha agus mòdan-ceartais agus air beulaibh bhuidhnean eile aig a bheil cumhachdan breithneachaidh agus còir ainmean agus tuairisgeulan Gàidhlig a chleachdadh, agus a dhèanadh cinnteach gum bidh na còirichean agus na dleasnasan seo air an sgrùdadh agus air an toirt gu buil.

Supported by: Mr John Munro, Irene McGugan, Linda Fabiani, Brian Adam, Alex Neil, Fiona McLeod, Bruce Crawford, Margaret Ewing, Kenny MacAskill, Tricia Marwick, Fergus Ewing, Winnie Ewing, Colin Campbell, Kenneth Gibson, Michael Matheson, Alex Salmond, Andrew Wilson, Kay Ullrich, Christine Grahame*,

 

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