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The Gaelic Language Bill Consultation Paper

DescriptionEnglish version of Bill and consultation document
ISBN0-7559-0926-7
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateOctober 10, 2003

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The Gaelic Language Bill
Consultation Paper

Edinburgh 2003

This document is also available in pdf format (632k)

Contents

Ministerial Foreword
Section 1. Introduction
Section 2. Gaelic in Scotland
Section 3. A Gaelic Bill
Section 4. Status of Gaelic
Section 5. Bòrd na Gàidhlig
Section 6. Gaelic Language Plans
Section 7. Education
Section 8. How to Register Your Views

Draft Gaelic Language Bill (pdf format 208k)

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank Astron for help with layout and design, Fosglan, Lews Castle College for quick and efficient translations and Donald MacLeod and the Scottish Parliament for photographs.