Children (Scotland) Act 2020 - section 23(1) and section 24(1): second report on the Scottish Ministers’ duties

Second report on the Scottish Ministers’ duties under section 23(1) (funding for alternative dispute resolution) and section 24(1) (pilot scheme for mandatory alternative dispute resolution meetings) of the Children (Scotland) Act 2020.

The Reporting Period

4. Sections 23(7) and 24(4) of the 2020 Act provide that statements must be laid before the Scottish Parliament at the end of a period of 6 months.

5. The 2020 Act received Royal Assent on 1 October 2020. This statement covers the period from 1 April 2021 – 1 October 2021.[1]



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