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Gaelic Language Plan (Plana Gàidhlig)

Gaelic version (Duilleagan Gàidhlig)

The Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005 was passed by the Scottish Parliament with a view to securing the status of the Gaelic language as an official language of Scotland commanding equal respect to the English language.

One of the key features of the 2005 Act is the provision enabling Bòrd na Gàidhlig (the Scottish Government's principal Gaelic development body) to require public bodies to prepare Gaelic Language Plans. This provision was designed to ensure that the public sector in Scotland plays its part in creating a sustainable future for Gaelic in Scotland.

The Scottish Government published its first in 2010 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/07/06161418/0 The current plan is being considered for revision.