Publication - Speech/statement

Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 and the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Act 2020 - proposed extension: statement of reasons

Statement of reasons providing detail of the considerations that have been made in the decision to seek an extension to the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 and the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No. 2) Act 2020 and the recommended list of provisions which are proposed to be covered by an extension.

Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 and the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Act 2020 - proposed extension: statement of reasons
7. Summary of recommendations made in relation to extending, expiring or suspending provisions in the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 and the Coronavirus (Scotland)(No. 2) Act 2020

7. Summary of recommendations made in relation to extending, expiring or suspending provisions in the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 and the Coronavirus (Scotland)(No. 2) Act 2020

Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020
Provision Subject Action Relevant section of statement Further information
Schedule 1 Eviction from dwelling-houses Extension See from section 6.1.1
Schedule 2 Temporary extension of moratoriums on diligence Extension See from section 6.3.1
Schedule 3: paragraphs 1-10 Children Expiry - para 2(2) Extension - remainder of paras See section 6.4.37 See from section 6.4.1
Schedule 3: paragraph 11 Vulnerable adults Suspension already in force Extension See from section 6.5.1
Schedule 4: paragraphs 1-6 Courts and Tribunals: conduct of business by electronic means Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 4: paragraph 7 Fiscal fines Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 4: paragraphs 8 and 9 Cases beginning with an appearance from custody Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 4: paragraph 10 Extension of time limits Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 4: paragraph 11 Evidence Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 4: paragraphs 12 -16 Community orders Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 4: paragraphs 17 and 18 Parole Board Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 4: paragraphs 19 and 20 Release of prisoners Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 4: paragraphs 21 - 23 Legal aid Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 5 Alcohol licensing Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 6: paragraph 1 Licensing other than alcohol licensing Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 6: paragraphs 2 -7 Freedom of Information Extension See from section 6.7.1
Schedule 6: paragraphs 8 - 10 Duties in respect of reports and other documents Extension See from section 6.8.1
Schedule 6: paragraphs 11-14 Local authority meetings Extension See from section 6.9.1
Schedule 6: Para 15 Duties under the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 Extension See from section 6.10.1
Schedule 7: paragraphs 1 – 5 Social security Extension See from section 6.11.1
Schedule 7: paragraphs 6 and 7 Irritancy clauses in commercial leases Extension See from section 6.12.1
Schedule 7: paragraphs 8 – 10 Duration of planning permission Extension See from section 6.13.1
Schedule 7: paragraphs 11-19 Land registration: period of effect of advance notice Extension - paragraphs 11-14 and 19 Expiry - paragraphs 15-18 from 30 March Expiry – proposed expiry of para 19 from 6 April 2021 See from section 6.14.1 See from section 6.14.6 See the Policy Note accompanying the Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Early Expiry and Suspension of Provision) Regulations 2021
Schedule 7: paragraphs 20 – 22 Anatomy Act 1984 Expiry No reference See the Policy Note accompanying the Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Early Expiry and Suspension of Provision) Regulations 2021
Schedule 7: paragraphs 23-30 Scrutiny of subordinate legislation in urgent cases Extension See from section 6.16.1
Schedule 7: paragraph 31 Business improvement districts Extension Proposed expiry from 1 April 2021 See from section 6.17.1
Schedule 7: paragraphs 32 and 33 Muirburn Expiry No reference See the Policy Note accompanying the Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Early Expiry and Suspension of Provision) Regulations 2021
Coronavirus (Scotland) (No. 2) Act 2020
Provision Subject Recommendation Relevant section of statement Further information
Schedule 1: paragraphs 1 – 3 Student residential tenancies Extension See from section 6.2.1
Schedule 1: paragraphs 4 and 5 Tenancies pre-action requirements Extension See from section 6.1.16
Schedule 1: paragraph 6 Carer's allowance supplement Extension See from section 6.18.1
Schedule 1: paragraph 7 Social care staff support fund Extension See from section 6.19.1
Schedule 1: paragraphs 8 – 14 Bankruptcy Extension (some will be expired if draft Bankruptcy Regulations to make equivalent provision that is not time-limited are approved) See from section 6.3.7 See the draft Bankruptcy (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2021
Schedule 1: paragraph 15 Mental health Extension See from section 6.20.1
Schedule 1: paragraphs 16 - 17 Care Homes - Emergency directions and emergency intervention orders Extension See from section 6.21.1
Schedule 1: paragraphs 18 to 21 Powers to purchase care home services and care at home providers Extension See from section 6.22.1
Schedule 1: paragraphs 22 and 23 Care homes – further provision Extension See from section 6.23.1
Schedule 1: paragraph 24 Marriage and civil partnership Suspension from 30 March 2021 Extension See section 6.25.1 See the Policy Note accompanying the Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Early Expiry and Suspension of Provision) Regulations 2021
Schedule 2: paragraphs 1 to 6 Criminal justice Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 2: paragraph 7 Criminal justice - Fixed Penalty Notices Expiry No reference See the Policy Note accompanying the Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Early Expiry and Suspension of Provision) Regulations 2021
Schedule 2: paragraphs 8 and 9 Proceeds of crime Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 2: paragraph 10 Intimation of documents Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 4: paragraph 2 Listed buildings and conservation areas Extension See from section 6.13.1
Schedule 4: paragraph 3 and 4 Registers kept by the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland Extension See from section 6.15.1
Schedule 4: paragraph 5 Care Inspectorate Notices Extension See from section 6.24.1
Schedule 4: paragraph 9 Execution of documents Extension See from section 6.6.1
Schedule 4: paragraphs 10 to 12 Freedom of Information Extension See from section 6.7.9
Schedule 4: paragraph 13 Low emission zones Expiry No reference See the Policy Note accompanying the Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Early Expiry and Suspension of Provision) Regulations 2021
Schedule 4: paragraph 14 Council tax – exempt dwellings Extension See from section 6.26.1
Schedule 4: paragraph 15 Traffic Regulation Expiry No reference See the Policy Note accompanying the Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Early Expiry and Suspension of Provision) Regulations 2021
Schedule 4: paragraph 16 Restriction on giving grant to businesses connected to tax havens Extension See from section 6.27.1

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