Housing (Cladding Remediation) (Scotland) Bill: business and regulatory impact assessment

Business and regulatory impact assessment for the Housing (Cladding Remediation) (Scotland) Bill.

Purpose and Intended Effect of the introduction of the Cladding Remediation (Scotland) Bill 2023

1. The purpose of the Housing (Cladding Remediation) (Scotland) Bill (‘the Bill’) is to facilitate the delivery of the Cladding Remediation Programme[1].

2. The Programme aims to safeguard residents and owners by addressing the risk to human life that is (directly or indirectly) created or exacerbated by a building’s external wall cladding system, as well as the consequential negative impacts which can currently exist in relation to the buying, selling, and re-mortgaging of relevant flatted residential properties in Scotland. The Programme scope is limited to multi-residential domestic buildings which may include a commercial premises, constructed or refurbished between 1 June 1992 and 1 June 2022, 11 metres or over in height and incorporating a form of external wall cladding system.


Email: Jason.Lloyd@gov.scot

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