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Guidance on Part 1, Section 2 (Duties of Public Authorities in relation to the UNCRC) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 23, 2016


ISBN 978 1 78652 717 2 (Web only publication)
PPDAS 83644

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An addendum was published on 5th April 2017 at Table 1 (PDF page 16) and Appendix 1 (PDF page 48) with the addition of t) An integration joint board to which functions in relation to persons under 18 years of age are delegated in pursuance of an integration scheme prepared under section 1 or 2 of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014. [inserted by The Public Bodies (Joint Working)(Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Modifications and Saving Order 2015 (SSI 2015/157]

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Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Interpretation of Frequently Used Terms


Overview of Part 1

Children's Rights Reports and Other Frameworks

A Framework for Children's Rights Reporting

Process of Preparing A Children's Rights Report

Publication of the Report

Scottish Government Role/Responsibilities

Appendix 1: Part 1: Reporting Requirements

Appendix 2: Human Rights Treaties

Appendix 3: Links Between Wellbeing Indicators and the Articles of the UNCRC

Appendix 4: Involving Children and Young People in Children's Rights Reports

Appendix 5: Human Rights-Based Approach

Appendix 6: Further Information