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Business Bulletin No. 97/2002

Thursday 13 June 2002

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments


New Amendments to Bills lodged on 10 June 2002

Land Reform (Scotland) Bill - Stage 2

Section 6

Bill Aitken

44 In section 6, page 4, line 30, at end insert-

<( ) Nothing in subsection (1) above prevents access rights being exercisable on the solum of a right of way.>

Section 15

Phil Gallie

45 In section 15, page 11, line 3, after <likely> insert <; or

(b) a hedge or line of trees is planted or growing so as to be likely,>

After section 22

Bill Aitken

46 After section 22, insert-

<Keeping etc of dangerous animals on core paths

(1) The owner of land which is a core path shall ensure that no animal which is or may be a danger to the public is kept on or has access, except when under the control of the owner of land or other person, to that land.

(2) In this section, "animal" has the same meaning as in the Protection of Animals (Scotland) Act 1912 (c.14).>


Section 24

Bill Aitken

47 In section 24, page 16, line 9, after <rights> insert <, the existence and delineation of rights of way>

Bill Aitken

48 In section 24, page 16, line 13, at end insert-

<( ) the existence and delineation of rights of way;>

Schedule 2

Bill Aitken

49 In schedule 2, page 68, line 4, at end insert <; and

( ) in relation to rights of way.>

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.

Scott Barrie: Proposed High Hedges (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to provide local authorities with the power to deal with complaints regarding high hedges. (lodged 21 May 2002)

Supported by: Paul Martin, Alex Johnstone, Mr Kenneth Macintosh, Mr John Home Robertson, John Farquhar Munro, Mr Jamie Stone, Mr Duncan McNeil, Mr John McAllion, Brian Fitzpatrick, Maureen Macmillan, Ian Jenkins, Rhona Brankin, Jackie Baillie, Elaine Thomson, David Mundell, Shona Robison, Richard Lochhead, Bill Butler, Dr Sylvia Jackson, Robert Brown, Mr Mike Rumbles, Margaret Jamieson, Mr Michael McMahon, Des McNulty, Mr Keith Harding, Johann Lamont, Phil Gallie, Angus MacKay, Pauline McNeill, Elaine Smith, Marilyn Livingstone, Alasdair Morgan, Mary Scanlon, Cathie Craigie, Helen Eadie, Karen Whitefield, Dennis Canavan, Dr Winnie Ewing, Cathy Peattie, Donald Gorrie

David McLetchie: Proposed Council of the Law Society of Scotland Bill—Proposal for a Bill to amend the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 to permit the Council of the Law Society of Scotland to delegate its functions; to allow Council committees to appoint sub-committees; and to allow non-solicitors to be members of committees and sub-committees. (lodged 29 May 2002) R

Supported by: Donald Gorrie, Roseanna Cunningham, David Mundell, Maureen Macmillan, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton, Pauline McNeill, Bill Aitken, Scott Barrie, Brian Monteith, John Scott, Keith Harding*, Fergus Ewing*

Elaine Smith: Proposed Breastfeeding (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to make it an offence to prevent a mother from breastfeeding her baby in any public place, or licensed premises, where children are otherwise permitted and to make provision for criminal penalties. (lodged 7 June 2002)

Supported by: Dorothy-Grace Elder, Tommy Sheridan, Jamie Stone*, John McAllion*, Dennis Canavan*, Helen Eadie*

Mr Kenneth Gibson: Home Safety Officers (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to ensure local authority provision of dedicated home safety officers. (lodged 11 June 2002)

Supported by: Michael Russell, Colin Campbell, Linda Fabiani, Mr Andrew Welsh, Richard Lochhead, Michael Matheson, Andrew Wilson, Mr Kenny MacAskill