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Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018

Section 23 – Review of operation of Act

48.Section 23 provides for post-legislative review of the Act by means of two reports. Both reports must be prepared, laid before the Scottish Parliament and published. Subsections (2), (3) and (4) specify particular matters that the reports must address. The reports must be prepared, in the case of the review of Parts 1 to 3, after the period of five years beginning with 5 June 2018 (the day of Royal Assent), , and in the case of the review of Part 4, after the period of five years beginning with the day on which the first act of sederunt under section 21(1) comes into force.

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