Scotland Act 2012
- Type of Bill:
- Government Bill
- Michael Moore
- Lord Wallace of Tankerness
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- Royal Assent 1 May, 2012 | 01.05.2012
Act of Parliament
|Bill 334 2010-12 (Lords Amendments to the Bill) | PDF version, 123KB||25.04.2012|
Latest news on the Scotland Act 2012
Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 1 May.
The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).
Summary of the Scotland Act 2012
The Bill will implement recommendations of the Final Report of the Commission on Scottish Devolution (the Calman Commission).
It would make changes to the finances of the Scottish Parliament, including a new Scottish rate of income tax, and make a number of adjustments to the boundary of devolved responsibilities.
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