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Tuesday 28/10/2014

Long Term Monitoring of Health Inequalities: Headline Indicators – October 2014 [Statistics]

Annual update of the 'Long-term Monitoring of Health Inequalities' headline indicators.

Respite Care, Scotland, 2014 [Health and Community Care]

Presents information on respite care services provided or purchased by Local Authorities in Scotland. Respite Care is a service intended to benefit a carer and the person he or she cares for by providing a short break from caring tasks.

Evaluating and Assessing the Relative Effectiveness of Acoustic Deterrent Devices and other Non-Lethal Measures on Marine Mammals [Marine and Fisheries]

Marine Scotland commissioned a research project aimed at gathering literature and data into the effectiveness of non-lethal measures of deterring marine mammals from a range of activities (e.g. fish farms, renewable developments etc.). This review attempts to synthesise the costs and benefits of the acoustic deterrent approach, drawing on a wide range of examples and types of deterrent device, but the primary focus is on the use of Acoustic Deterrent Devices (ADDs) in aquaculture.

Monday 27/10/2014

EqIA Results for Heart of Neolithic Orkney WHS Management Plan 2014-19 [Public Sector]

An Equality Impacy Assessment undertaken to help determine the impact of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site Management Plan 2014-19 on equalities groups.

Open Market Review - Request for information on broadband infrastructure provision in Scotland [Business and Industry]

This Open Market Review is intended to capture an updated view of suppliers’ commercial coverage ahead of the potential deployment of additional public funds to support broadband rollout across Scotland.

Consultation on proposals to exempt certain heritable securities from the '20 Year Security Rule’ [Housing]

We are consulting you to find out what you think about the Scottish Government proposals to exempt certain Scottish Government schemes from the ’20 Year Security Rule’ provisions.

Partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) for 20 Year Security Rule Consultation [Housing]

The Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA)related to the consultation to find out thoughts about the Scottish Government proposals to exempt certain Scottish Government schemes from the ’20 Year Security Rule’ provisions.

Friday 24/10/2014

Responses to the The Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004 consultation [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Responses to the Scottish Government's consultation on technical changes to help practitioners use existing antisocial behaviour legislation and systems more effectively.

Determining Primary School Capacity - Guidance [Education and Training]

Scottish Government guidance for determining the capacity of Primary Schools in Scotland.

Tuesday 21/10/2014

Consultation Report July 2014: Future Model for Community Justice in Scotland [Law, Order and Public Safety]

After widespread engagement, in April 2014 the Scottish Government published a further consultation containing the early detail of the proposed future model for delivering community justice and provided the opportunity for those with an interest in community justice to submit written responses. A series of consultation workshops was scheduled and this report captures the feedback from the workshops along with the emerging themes that were highlighted during these discussions

Future Model for Community Justice in Scotland - Summary of Consultation Responses [Law, Order and Public Safety]

The Scottish Government launched the consultation paper “Future Model for Community Justice in Scotland” in April 2014. The paper asked for views on the details of the new model for community justice in Scotland which was announced by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice in December 2013.

Consultation Responses - Wildlife Crime Investigative Powers for Inspectors in the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [Environment]

Consultation responses on increasing the powers of SSPCA Inspectors to investigate wildlife crime.

Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014 - Equality Impact Assessment Results [Economy]

The impact of introducing the Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014 was assessed against each of the protected charateristics (age, disability, sex (including pregnancy and maternity), gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race and religion and belief.

Monday 20/10/2014

Intensive Support and Monitoring System - Guidance on the use of Movement Restriction Conditions (MRC's) in the Children's Hearing System [Law, Order and Public Safety]

This guidance is intended to provide information for Lead Professionals (generally social workers) who have a statutory responsibility to present information to Children’s Panel Members in respect of young people involved in offending behaviour of a serious nature or behaviours which places themselves and/or others at risk of serious harm.

Wildlife Crime in Scotland - 2013 Annual Report [Environment]

A report which details wildlife offences in Scotland in 2013, including information on incidences and prosecutions during the year, and on research, advice and other work relevant to wildlife crime.

Saturday 18/10/2014

Joint Statement of the Inter-Departmental Ministerial Group (IDMG) on Modern Slavery [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Statement from 4 administrations of activities in 2013-2014 on Human Trafficking.

Friday 17/10/2014

Key Scottish Environment Statistics 2014 Fact Card [Environment]

This fact card aims to provide an easily accessible reference document which offers information on a wide range of environmental topics. It accompanies the online publication, Key Scottish Environment Statistics 2014.

Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Volume 5 Number 12: Strategic assessment of collision risk of Scottish offshore wind farms to migrating birds [Marine and Fisheries]

Report to inform large scale indicative strategic assessments on the impact of offshore wind energy developments on birds.

Thursday 16/10/2014

Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Volume 5 Number 14: Electrofishing for Razor Clams (Ensis siliqua and E. arquatus): Effects on Survival and Recovery of Target and Non-Target Species [Marine and Fisheries]

Trawling and tank based trials were conducted to assess whether electrofishing (which is currently prohibited under EU regulations) for razor clams Ensis siliqua and E. arquatus affects survival and behaviour patterns in Ensis spp. and non-target species.

Agreement Between the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service and The Scottish Donation and Transplant Group - In regard to Organ and Tissue Donation [Health and Community Care]

Agreement between the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service and The Scottish Donation and Transplant Group - in regard to organ and tissue donation.

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