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Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Bill: Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment

Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Bill: Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

ISBN: 9781788519878

A Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment (CRWIA) for the Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Bill.

Executive Summary

The aim of the Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment (CRWIA) is to identify, consider and record the anticipated impact of the Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Bill on children’s rights and wellbeing in Scotland.

The Bill will add to recent improvements to strengthen and improve the rights and experiences of victims and witnesses and removing any barriers to enable the greater use of pre-recorded evidence.