Publication - Impact assessment

Children (Scotland) Bill: child rights and wellbeing impact assessment

Published: 3 Sep 2019
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Law and order
ISBN:
9781839601118

This report evidences the consideration that has been given to the impact the Children (Scotland) Bill will have on children and young people.

Children (Scotland) Bill: child rights and wellbeing impact assessment
Footnotes

Footnotes

1 https://www.unicef.org/publications/index_43110.html

2 https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/files//statistics/vital-events-ref-tables/2018/vital-events-ref-tables-18-publication.pdf

3 https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/files/statistics/population-estimates/mid-18/mid-year-pop-est-18-pub.pdf

4 https://www.clanchildlaw.org/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=25e48701-f9b9-439d-a4b1-91ef68af5ca3

5 https://www.gov.scot/publications/childrens-social-work-statistics-2017-2018/pages/3/

6 https://www.scra.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SCRA-full-statistical-analysis-2018-19.pdf

7 https://www.cypcs.org.uk/ufiles/views-of-children-and-domestic-abuse.pdf

8 https://www.cafcass.gov.uk/2017/07/25/cafcass-womens-aid-collaborate-domestic-abuse-research/

9 https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachmentdata/file/217368/family-justice-childrens-proceedings.pdf

10 https://www.gov.scot/news/scottish-crime-and-justice-survey-2017-18/

11 https://www.gov.scot/publications/domestic-abuse-recorded-police-scotland-2017-18/

12 https://www.scottishciviljusticecouncil.gov.uk/docs/librariesprovider4/flc-meeting-files/flc-meetingpapers-23-october-2017/paper-4-2---report-by-slab---child-welfare-reporters.pdf?sfvrsn=2

13 Whitecross, R Child Welfare Hearings: A scoping study: commissioning, preparation and use of bar reports: https://www.webarchive.org.uk/wayback/archive/20180517234526mp_/http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/336942/0110393.pdf

14 http://www.journalonline.co.uk/Magazine/63-8/1026143.aspx#.XMGO4rpFxNN and https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/docs/uksc-2011-0173-judgment.pdf

15 https://www.cypcs.org.uk/ufiles/views-of-children-and-domestic-abuse.pdf

16 Kay,E, Tisdall,M, Bray. R, Marshall K and Cleland A Children’s participation in family law proceedings: a step too far or a step too small? (2004) Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law 26(1) p17-33.

17 https://www.cypcs.org.uk/policy/past-work/power-uppower-down/

18 Scottish Government (2000) Monitoring the Children (Scotland) Act 1995: Pilot Study: https://www.webarchive.org.uk/wayback/archive/20180519012719mp_/http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/156495/0042016.pdf

19 Paper 5.1 at http://www.scottishciviljusticecouncil.gov.uk/committees/family-law-committee/07-december-2015-papers.

20 https://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/docs/default-source/rules-and-practice/forms/sheriff-courtforms/ordinary-cause-forms/form-f09(actions-or-minutes-to-vary-lodged-on-or-after-24-june- 2019).doc?sfvrsn=10

21 Holt.S (2016) The voice of the child in family law: a discussion paper. Children and Youth Services Review (68)

22 http://www.parliament.scot/GettingInvolved/Petitions/PE01635

23 http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=12222&mode=pdf (see columns 23 -24)

24 A survey of sheriff clerks’ perspective on child contact enforcement in Scottish sheriff courts 2006: https://www.webarchive.org.uk/wayback/archive/20160122131607mp_/http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/151628/0040738.pdf

25 https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/migration/migrationstatistics/migration-flows/total-migration-to-or-from-scotland

26 Understanding Child Contact Cases in Scottish Sheriff Courts. K.Laing & G.Wilson, Newcastle University 2010. https://www.gov.scot/Publications/2010/12/08145916/0

27 http://www.scottishciviljusticecouncil.gov.uk/consultations/scjc-consultations/consultation-on-thecase-management-of-family-and-civil-partnership-actions-in-the-sheriff-court

28 Jappens, M and Van Bavel J Parental divorce, residence arrangements and contact between grandchildren and grandparents Journal of Marriage and Family vol 78(2) p 451-467

29 Lussier, G, Deater-Deckard,K, Dunn J and Davies L (2002) Support across two generations: children’s closeness to grandparents following parental divorce and remarriage Journal of Family Psychology vol 16(3) p363-376.

30 https://www.webarchive.org.uk/wayback/archive/20160121040130mp_/http:/www.gov.scot/Resource/0039/00392449.pdf

31 https://www.clanchildlaw.org/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=6be66e0e-4216-4bad-979be5cee781c320

32 Steinbach A 2018 Children’s and Parents’ well-being in joint physical custody: a literature review Family Process

33 Kruk E 2012 Arguments for an equal parental responsibility presumption in contested child custody The American Journal of Family Therapy

34 See for example Bauserman, R 2002 Child Adjustment in joint-custody versus sole custody arrangements: a meta-analytical review Journal of Family Psychology 16(1) 91-102.

35 Growing up in Scotland: Father–child relationships and child socio-emotional wellbeing. 2017. Available at: https://www.gov.scot/publications/growing-up-scotland-father-child-relationships-childsocio-emotional-wellbeing/

36 https://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/sites/default/files/files/bp%208%20v6(1).pdf

37 Sodermans AK, Matthijs K Joint physical custody and adolescents’ subjective well-being: a personality x environment interaction 2014 Journal of Family Psychology vol 28(3) p346-356.

38 Vanassche S. Alternating residence for children after parental separation: recent findings from Belgium 2017 Family Court Review vol 55(4)

39 Harman, J, Leder-Elder, S and Biringen Z Prevalence of parental alienation drawn from a representative poll 2016 Children and Youth Services Review vol 66. P62-66.

40 https://growingupinscotland.org.uk

41 https://www.gov.scot/publications/analysis-consultation-responses-consultation-review-childrenscotland- act-1995

42 https://www.childrensparliament.org.uk/our-work/past-work/children-scotland-act-1995/

43 https://www.scottishciviljusticecouncil.gov.uk/docs/librariesprovider4/flc-meeting-files/flc-19-october-2015-meeting-papers/paper-5-3a--child-welfare-reporters--sg-paper.pdf?sfvrsn=2

44 https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Justice/law/17867/review-of-children-scotland-act-1995


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