Publication - Strategy/plan

Family Justice Modernisation Strategy

Published: 3 Sep 2019
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Law and order
ISBN:
9781839601149

Sets out our work to improve the family justice system in Scotland.

Family Justice Modernisation Strategy
Footnotes

Footnotes

1 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/

2 https://www.echr.coe.int/Documents/Convention_ENG.pdf

3 https://www.scottishciviljusticecouncil.gov.uk/committees/family-law-committee

4 http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CRC.aspx

5 https://www.gov.scot/publications/childrens-rights-consultation-incorporating-uncrc-rights- child-domestic-law-scotland/

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

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

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

10 https://www.unicef.org.uk/what-we-do/un-convention-child-rights/

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

12 Jappens M. Van Bavel J. 2015 Parental divorce, residence arrangements, and contact between grandchildren and grandparents Journal of Marriage and Family volume 78 issue 2 p451-467.

13 https://www.gov.scot/publications/parenting-plan-charter-grandchildren/

14 https://www.mygov.scot/parentingplan/

15 https://www.gov.scot/publications/consultation-protective-orders-people-risk-domestic-abuse/

16 Statistics from SCTS suggest that in 2018/19 there were 3,554 family cases raised which involved children. During the same period there were 239 cases that proceeded to proof.

17 See clause 75 https://services.parliament.uk/Bills/2017-19/domesticabuse.html

18 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/5/contents

19 http://www.scottishciviljusticecouncil.gov.uk/committees/family-law-committee/23-october-2017-papers

20 https://www.scottishciviljusticecouncil.gov.uk/docs/librariesprovider4/flc-meeting-files/05-february-2018/paper-2-1a---scts-report-on-steps-taken-in-child-welfare-hearings-where-there-is-an-allegation-of-domestic-abuse---private.pdf?sfvrsn=2

21 Mackay K. 2013. The treatment of the views of children in private law child contact disputes where there is a history of domestic abuse. https://www.cypcs.org.uk/ufiles/views-of-children-and-domestic-abuse.pdf

22 https://womensaid.scot/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Change-Justice-Fairness.pdf

23 https://consult.gov.scot/justice/people-at-risk-of-domestic-abuse/

25 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2006/8/contents

26 https://www.gov.scot/publications/guidance-scottish-schools-parental-involvement-act-2006/

27 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1980/44/contents

28 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2003/581/contents/made

29 https://www.bma.org.uk/advice/employment/ethics/confidentiality-and-health-records/access-to-health-records

30 https://www.gmc-uk.org/-/media/documents/0_18_years_english_0418pdf_48903188.pdf

31 https://www.gov.scot/publications/learning-together-scotlands-national-action-plan-parental-involvement-parental-engagement/pages/5/

32 https://www.gov.scot/publications/2019-national-improvement-framework-improvement-plan/pages/9/

33 http://www.scottishciviljusticecouncil.gov.uk/docs/librariesprovider4/flc-meeting-files/flc-meeting-papers-08-may-2017/paper-5-1a-case-management-in-family-actions---policy-paper-by-the-scottish-government.pdf?sfvrsn=2

34 http://www.scottishciviljusticecouncil.gov.uk/docs/librariesprovider4/flc-meeting-files/flc-meeting-papers-08-may-2017/paper-4-2a-case-management-in-family-actions---research-report-by-dr-richard-whitecross-and-dr-claire-lindsay.pdf?sfvrsn=2

35 http://www.scottishciviljusticecouncil.gov.uk/docs/librariesprovider4/flc-meeting-files/flc-08-october-2018/paper-6-1-consultation-report---case-management-of-family-and-civil-partnership-actions.pdf?sfvrsn=2

36 http://www.scottishciviljusticecouncil.gov.uk/docs/librariesprovider4/flc-meeting-files/08-july-2019-meeting-papers/20190708-flc-approved-minutes---july-2019.pdf?sfvrsn=4

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

38 https://www.scotlawcom.gov.uk/files/5912/8015/2668/Report%20on%20family%20law%20Report%20135.pdf

39 https://www2.ohchr.org/English/bodies/crc/docs/GC/CRC_C_GC_14_ENG.pdf

40 See for example Understanding Child Contact Cases in Scottish Sheriff Courts. K.Laing & G.Wilson Newcastle University 2010. Available at: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/334161/0109246.pdf

41 https://www.mygov.scot/parentingplan/

42 https://kb.ros.gov.uk/other-registration-types/register-of-deeds

43 https://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/rules-and-practice/rules-of-court/sheriff-court---civil-procedure-rules/ordinary-cause-rules

44 https://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/docs/default-source/rules-and-practice/rules-of-court/court-of-session/chap49.pdf?sfvrsn=24 (see rule 49.23)

45 https://www.scottishmediation.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Bringing-Mediation-into-the-Mainstream-in-Civl-Justice-in-Scotland.pdf

46 https://www.parliament.scot/S5MembersBills/Mediation_consultation_document.pdf

47 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1995/6/contents

48 FJM v CGM [2015] CSOH 130 (https://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/search-judgments/judgment?id=5ea1eea6-8980-69d2-b500-ff0000d74aa7)

49 Mackay K. 2013. The treatment of the views of children in private law child contact disputes where there is a history of domestic abuse: https://www.cypcs.org.uk/ufiles/views-of-children-and-domestic-abuse.pdf.

50 https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/registration/recording-change-of-forename-and-surname-in-scotland

51 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2007/54/contents/made

52 https://www.unicef.org.uk/what-we-do/un-convention-child-rights/

53 Wojciak, A.S., McWey, L.M. & Waid, J. 2018. Sibling relationships of youth in foster care: A predictor of resilience. Children and Youth Services Review, 84, pp.247-254. Kosonen, M. 1996. Maintaining Sibling Relationships – Neglected Dimension in Child Care Practice. British Journal of Social Work, 26, pp.809-22. Albert, V. & King, W. 2008. Survival analyses of the dynamics of sibling experiences in foster care. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, 89(4), pp.533-541.

54 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2009/210/contents/made

55 https://www.standupforsiblings.co.uk/home/resources/ Jones, C. & Henderson, G. 2017. Supporting Sibling Relationships of Children in Permanent Fostering and Adoptive Families: Research Briefing. Glasgow: University of Strathclyde.

56 https://www.standupforsiblings.co.uk/about/our-members/

57 https://www.carereview.scot/

58 http://www.scra.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/The-Digital-Strategy-2016.pdf

59 https://www.chip-partnership.co.uk/our-hearings-our-voice/

60 https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/registration/re-registration-of-birth-or-stillbirth

61 https://www.gov.scot/publications/civil-justice-statistics-scotland-2017-18/pages/3/


Contact

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