List of acts of the Scottish Parliament from 1999

This is a list of acts of the Scottish Parliament passed in 1999. Acts of the Scottish Parliament are enacted by the Scottish Parliament, which has legislative authority over devolved matters in relation to Scotland under the authority of the Scotland Act 1998.[1]

Acts are cited by calendar year, in the same fashion as acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom. Each act passed in a respective year is numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals, following the prefix "asp".[2]

1 act of the Scottish Parliament was passed in 1999.

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Act of the Scottish Parliament

Short title, or popular nameCitationRoyal assent (or the start of session)
Long title
1999 asp 1
13 September 1999
An Act of the Scottish Parliament to add public safety to the grounds for not discharging certain patients detained under the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984; to provide for appeal against the decision of the sheriff on applications by these patients for their discharge; and to amend the definition of "mental disorder" in that Act.

See also



  • Current Law Statutes 1999. Volume 3. Chapter asp 1.
  1. ^ Scotland Act 1998, 1998 c. 46, s. 28.
  2. ^ Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010, 2010 asp 10, ss. 9 & 38; formerly the Scotland Act 1998 (Transitory and Transitional Provisions) (Publication and Interpretation etc. of Acts of the Scottish Parliament) Order 1999, S.I. 1999/1379, art. 5(2) (rev. by art. 8 & s. 55(1) of the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010).