The Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Act 2019 (Reports on Use of Places of Safety) Regulations 2022: BRIA

This business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA) considers the impact on businesses and consumers of Regulations being laid which specify the information to be included in reports on the use of the place of safety power contained in section 28 of the Act, which are prepared by the Scottish Ministers.


1. The Data Protection Impact Assessment prepared for the Regulations contains information about the legal gateway to support sharing of data recorded pursuant to these regulations with the Scottish Government for the purposes of these reports.

2. Minimum age of criminal responsibility: consultation analysis - (

3. Published responses for Consultation on the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility - Scottish Government - Citizen Space

4. SPBill29FMS052018.pdf ( A supplementary Financial Memorandum was also prepared to reflect the amendments made to the Bill at Stage 2, but this does not contain material relevant to the Regulations.

5. Age of Criminal Responsibility Advisory Group - (

6. Age of Criminal



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