The draft Fire and Rescue Framework for Scotland 2016 (‘the draft Framework’) sets out Scottish Ministers’ expectations of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS), and has been published for public consultation from 21 March – 15 June 2016. The draft Framework provides SFRS with strategic priorities and objectives, together with guidance on how the delivery of its functions should contribute to the Government’s purpose and has been published for consultation .
This consultation asks for views on whether any changes should be made to a draft Code of Practice for Stop and Search before it comes into force.
This consultation asks for views on whether the Police should be able to search children for alcohol, and to search people suspected of supplying children with alcohol
The Race Equality Framework for Scotland sets out the Scottish Government’s approach to promoting race equality and tackling racism and inequality between 2016 and 2030.
The Framework is based on the priorities, needs and experiences of Scotland’s minority ethnic communities, with expertise contributed by the public and voluntary sectors and academia to ensure that the Framework is practical and deliverable; and to create measurable progress on race equality.
Guidance for community bodies, landowners and creditors in a standard security with the right to buy the land and third parties with an interest in land to be registered under the community right to buy provisions in Part 2 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, as amended by Part 4 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.
The guidance applies to all new applications to register an interest in land received by Scottish Ministers in or after 15 April 2016.
This consultation seeks views on policy proposals for secondary legislation relating to the crofting community right to buy in Part 3 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 which has been amended by Part 4 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015
This consultation seeks comments and feedback on policy proposals for some of the key aspects of the secondary legislation relating to the new community right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land in Part 3A of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, as amended by Part 4 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.
Consultation on statutory guidance for Part 3 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 which covers arrangements for under Part 1 for Rights Reporting, and Part 3 for Children's Services Planning.
Underwater noise in the sea has the potential to affect marine animals, including fish. This report describes measurements of the hearing capability of salmon in experimental aquaria, and of their response to play-backs of pile driving noise.
The report of the Scottish Government Child Death Reviews Steering Group setting out recommendations for establishing a national child death review system in Scotland.
The next crofting elections will take place in March 2017. Crofters will elect 6 Commissioners who will become members of the Crofting Commission's Board.
This consultation paper asks for views on some key aspects of about the elections - including constituency boundaries, voter eligibility and candidate eligibility.
The consultation summarises the development in environmental justice since the SNP manifesto in 2011. It seeks views on what is environmental justice, whether the changes to the justice system that this Government has delivered in relation to environmental justice has improved matters, and whether there are any additional ways in which the justice system should be modified to deal with both civil and criminal environmental cases.
Equality Impact Analysis for Scotland's Trade and Investment Strategy 2016-2021
To seek views on the underlying issues in respect of grounds for referral, disclosure of criminal records, forensic samples, police investigatory powers, victims and community confidence taking account of the minimum age of prosecution, the role of the children's hearing system and United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) compliance.
The 2015 annual report to Parliament on the implementation of Additional Support for Learning legislation.
Strategy document, produced following wide consultation, setting out high level aims of Scottish Government for Animal Health and Welfare in the Livestock Industry for 2016-2021.
The 2014-15 Civil Justice in Scotland release includes: 1. MAIN STATISTICS TABLES (compromising tables that appear in this bulletin) 2. DIVORCE & DISSOLUTION STATISTICS TABLES (further breakdowns on divorce & dissolution) 3. SUPPLEMENTARY STATISTICS TABLES (additional statistics on civil law cases in sheriff courts and the Court of Session) 4. BACKGROUND DATA TABLES (an interactive dataset on civil law court cases by court, that can be used to generate user customised tables and charts)
A review of the evidence base on the Healthy Start Scheme
This plan reports on the progress of actions set out in Scotland’s first National Action Plan to Tackle Child Sexual Exploitation, published in November 2014, and further actions that will be taken forward over the next 2-3 years to continue the commitment to prevent and tackle child sexual exploitation.
Summary report of the findings from the Healthier Scotland national conversation.