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Showing 42 publications about Children and families of type Consultation paper or Consultation analysis

  1. Consultation analysis | 30 Sep 2019

    Protecting children: consultation analysis

    This report analyses the responses to the consultation asking for views on proposals to modernise the criminal offence of child cruelty, set out in section 12 of the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937. We also asked for views on whether the definition of a ‘position of trust’ in section 42-45 of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 should be extended.

  2. Consultation paper | 26 Aug 2019

    Child trafficking guardians: consultation

    A consultation on the implementation of Section 11 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015: the appointment and role of independent child trafficking guardians.

  3. Consultation paper | 17 Feb 2019

    Law of succession: consultation

    We are seeking views on a new approach to reform of intestate succession and on cohabitants' rights in intestacy, as well as on a number of discrete succession issues.