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Age of Criminal Responsibility Advisory Group

Overview

The advisory group was established to assist Scottish ministers to undertake the statutory review to evaluate the operation of the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Act 2019, as well as to consider a future age of criminal responsibility. The three year review period starts on the day on which section 1 of the Act comes into force.

Related groups

Members

The following organisations are members of the group:

  • Action for Children
  • Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice
  • COSLA
  • Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service
  • Disclosure Scotland
  • Includem
  • CAMHS Lead Clinicians' Group
  • National Youth Justice Advisory Group
  • Police Scotland
  • Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration
  • Social Work Scotland 
  • Together
  • Victim Support Scotland
  • Children’s Hearings Scotland
  • Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service

Documents

Policies

Contact

Email: Kenzy.Thomson@gov.scot

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