The Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill

The Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill

The emergency Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill was published on Tuesday 31 March 2020.  All 3 stages of the Bill’s passage are likely to take place on Wednesday 1 April 2020.  Subject to Parliament’s approval, the Bill is likely to come into force next week.

AiB has outlined the further measures which will be implemented as part of the new legislation. Read in full here

Details can of the emergency Bill can be found on the Scottish Parliament website here

We will provide a further update if and when the bill is enacted and receives royal assent.  If you require any more information in the meantime, please send an email to

For the avoidance of doubt, the changes detailed in this article will only apply once the legislation comes into force.