We have a new website go to gov.scot

The Gaelic Language Bill Consultation Paper

DescriptionEnglish version of Bill and consultation document
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateOctober 10, 2003


The Gaelic Language Bill
Consultation Paper

Edinburgh 2003

This document is also available in pdf format (632k)


Ministerial Foreword
Section 1. Introduction
Section 2. Gaelic in Scotland
Section 3. A Gaelic Bill
Section 4. Status of Gaelic
Section 5. Bòrd na Gàidhlig
Section 6. Gaelic Language Plans
Section 7. Education
Section 8. How to Register Your Views

Draft Gaelic Language Bill (pdf format 208k)


We would like to thank Astron for help with layout and design, Fosglan, Lews Castle College for quick and efficient translations and Donald MacLeod and the Scottish Parliament for photographs.