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Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) Scotland Bill

The Bill makes changes to the law by:

  • temporarily restricting landlords from increasing the amount of rent they can charge on residential tenancies
  • temporarily placing certain restrictions on evictions from residential tenancies
  • allowing for Scottish Ministers to make regulations about matters a rent officer or a First-Tier Tribunal must consider in determining rent.
 

The Bill was passed on 06 October 2022 and became an Act on 27 October 2022


Contents


Stage 3 - Final changes and vote

MSPs can propose further “amendments” (changes) to the Bill. MSPs decide on each of these. Finally, they debate and vote on whether to pass the Bill.

The Bill ended Stage 3 on 06 October 2022

Debate on the proposed amendments

MSPs can propose further “amendments” (changes) to the Bill. Amendments are “selected” (chosen for debate) by the Presiding Officer. MSPs then debate and decide on the amendments.

Documents with the amendments considered at the meeting held on 6 October 2022.

Meeting on 6 October 2022

Final debate on the Bill

Once MSPs have debated and decided on the amendments, they debate whether to pass the Bill.

Meeting on 6 October 2022

Final vote on the Bill

After the debate, MSPs vote on whether to pass the Bill.

Meeting on 6 October 2022

Final version of the Bill

The Bill was passed on 06 October 2022