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Petition by Ian Chambers  
Closed Petitions - Petition PE1210  
Petition by I Chambers calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that the rights granted under the Succession (Scotland) Act 1964 are enforced and that any beneficiary who has been denied their rights due to non compliance with the Act are identified and compensated.  
Petitioner: Ian Chambers  
Number of signatures: 4  
Date lodged: 30 October 2008  
SPICe Briefing: Briefing for PE1210 

Written Submissions for PE1210  

Written Questions for PE1210  

18 November 2008 :   The Committee agreed to suspend further consideration of the petition until the Scottish Law Commission has published its report on succession and to then seek responses on the issues raised in the petition from the Scottish Government. It also agreed to link further consideration of the petition with PE1154. Link to Official Report 18 November 2008 

8 September 2009 :   Considered with PE1154) The Committee agreed to postpone further consideration of these petitions until the Scottish Government has published its final response to the Scottish Law Commission's Report on Succession and to write to the Scottish Government seeking a further response to specific points.<Link to Officiaol Report 8 September 2009 

15 March 2010 :   The Commitee agreed to suspend consideration of these petitions. The Committee also agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. <Link to Official Report 15 March 2010 

23 November 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report 23 November 2010" 

8 February 2011 :   The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 of Standing Orders on the grounds that the Scottish Government has provided clear explanations as to why it has no immediate plans to change legislation to impose conditions of disclosure of trusts. Further, the Scottish Government will bring this petition and associated correspondence to the attention of the Scottish Law Commission as part of its wide ranging review of trust law. <Link to Official Report 8 February 2011 

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