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Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Bill – Equality Impact Assessment results

Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Bill – Equality Impact Assessment results

Friday, April 17, 2015

ISBN: 9781785442827

Results of the Equality Impact Assessment for the Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Bill.

Executive Summary

An Equality Impact Assessment to accompany the Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Bill, which was introduced to Parliament on the 19 March 2015. It assesses the impact of the provisions of the Bill on groups protected under the equality law.

The Bill will provide the legislative framework needed to implement recommendations of Lord Cullen’s Review of the operation of the Fatal Accident and Sudden Deaths Inquiries (Scotland) Act 1976 to help modernise the way FAIs are handled in Scotland.