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Scottish Government Islands Bill; RECC call for evidence September 2017

COAST Response To REC Committee On The Islands Bill 150917

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for a national islands plan; to impose duties in relation to island communities on certain public authorities; to make provision about the electoral representation of island communities; and to establish a licensing scheme in respect of marine development adjacent to islands.

Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing MSP, on 9 June 2017.  Received Royal Assent on 6 July 2018.