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ANNEX A

BILLS INTRODUCED

The following Bills were introduced on the dates shown

31 August 1999

Mental Health (Public Safety and Appeals) (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to add public safety to the grounds for not discharging certain patients detained under the Me ntal Health (Scotland) Act 1984; to provide for appeal against the decision of the sheriff on applications by these patients for their discharge; and to amend the definition of mental disorder in that Act. (SP Bill 1) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Jim Wallace

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 1-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 1-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

7 September 1999

Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about public resources and finances and, for the purposes of section 70 of the Scotland Act 1998, about accountability for their use; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 2) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Jack McConnell
Supported by: Mr Jim Wallace, Ms Wendy Alexander and Mr Tom McCabe

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 2-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 2-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

24 September 1999

Abolition of Poindings and Warrant Sales Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to abolish poindings and warrant sales. (SP Bill 3) ( Member's Bill)

Introduced by: Tommy Sheridan
Supported by: Alex Neil, Mr John McAllion

A Financial Memorandum (and Presiding Officer's statement on legislative competence) (SP Bill 3-FM) was printed to accompany the Bill.

6 October 1999

Abolition of Feudal Tenure etc. (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to abolish the feudal system of land tenure; to abolish a related system of land tenure; to make new provision as respects the ownership of land; to make consequential provision for the extinction and recovery of feuduties and of certain other perpetual periodical payments and for the extinction by prescription of any obligation to pay redemption money under the Land Tenure Reform (Scotland) Act 1974; to make further provision as respects real burdens affecting land; to provide for the disentailment of land; to discharge all rights of irritancy held by superiors; to abolish the obligation of thirlage; to prohibit the granting of leases over land for periods exceeding 125 years; to make new provision as respects conveyancing; to enable firms with separate personality to own land; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 4) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Jim Wallace
Supported by: Angus Mackay

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 4-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 4-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

8 October 1999

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision as to the property, financial affairs and personal welfare of adults who are incapable by reason of mental disorder or inability to communicate; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 5) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Jim Wallace
Supported by: Susan Deacon, Angus Mackay, Iain Gray

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 5-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 5-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

19 January 2000

Standards in Scotland's Schools etc. Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make further provision as respects school education, the welfare of pupils attending independent schools and corporal punishment of pupils for whom school education is provided; to make further provision as respects School Boards; to make further provision as respects the functions, constitution and structure of the General Teaching Council for Scotland; to abolish the committee known as the Scottish Joint Negotiating Committee for School Education; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 6) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Sam Galbraith

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 6-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 6-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

21 January 2000

Budget (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision, for financial year 2000/01, for payments out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund and the application of sums otherwise payable into the Fund, for the maximum amount of relevant expenditure for the purposes of section 94(5) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c.65) and the maximum amounts of borrowing by certain statutory bodies; to make provision, for financial year 2001/02, for payments out of the Fund on a temporary basis; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 7) (Budget Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Jack McConnell
Supported by: Donald Dewar, Mr Jim Wallace, Mr Tom McCabe

Accompanying documents (SP Bill 7-AD) were printed to accompany the Bill.

29 February 2000

Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the Census Act 1920 to enable particulars about religion to be gathered. (SP Bill 8) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Jim Wallace

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 8-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 8-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

1 March 2000

Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to establish a framework for securing the observance of high standards of conduct by councillors and other persons holding public appointments; and to repeal section 2A of the Local Government Act 1986 and make provision as to how councils are to exercise functions which relate principally to children. (SP Bill 9) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Ms Wendy Alexander
Supported by: Mr Sam Galbraith, Mr Jack McConnell, Mr Frank McAveety

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 9-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 9-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to protect wild mammals from being hunted with dogs; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 10) ( Member's Bill)

Introduced by: Mike Watson
Supported by: Tricia Marwick

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 10-EN) were printed to accompany the Bill.

8 March 2000

Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Amendment (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend section 7(4) of the Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act 1967 in respect of rights of several fishery. (SP Bill 11) ( Member's Bill)

Introduced by: Tavish Scott

A Financial Memorandum (and Presiding Officer's statement on legislative competence) (SP Bill 11-FM) was printed to accompany the Bill.

27 March 2000

National Parks (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for National Parks. (SP Bill 12) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Sarah Boyack
Supported by: Ross Finnie, Jackie Baillie, Mr Alasdair Morrison

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 12-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 12-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

4 April 2000

Family Homes and Homelessness (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the criteria applied by the court in considering applications for possession of family homes subject to standard security, and of houses let to assured and secured tenants; to require local authorities to provide long-term and suitable accommodation to homeless persons and to provide a right of appeal against their decisions; to require registered landlords to co-operate with local authorities in relation to homelessness; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 13) ( Member's Bill)

Introduced by: Robert Brown

A Financial Memorandum (and Presiding Officer's statement on legislative competence) (SP Bill 13-FM) was printed to accompany the Bill.

28 April 2000

Education and Training (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for the payment of grants in respect of the education and training of certain individuals. (SP Bill 14) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Henry McLeish

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 14-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 14-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

10 May 2000

Leasehold Casualties (Scotland) Bill A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to provide for the extinction of leasehold casualties; for the payment of compensation on their extinction; for irritancy provisions in certain leases of land to be void; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 15) ( Member's Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Adam Ingram
Supported by: Pauline McNeill

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 15-EN) were printed to accompany the Bill.