Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Scotland Office, are published
separately as HL Bill 51—EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Lord Wallace of Tankerness has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a)
of the Human Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill [HL] are
compatible with the Convention rights.
Prosecution after dissolution
Prosecution after change in membership
General and miscellaneous