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UN convention against torture: our position statement

Account of progress in Scotland in giving effect to the UN Convention against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, in advance of a review of the UK by the UN Committee Against Torture in May 2019.


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5 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/08/1393

6 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0052/00524214.pdf

7 https://www.gov.scot/publications/delivering-today-investing-tomorrow-governments-programme-scotland-2018-19/

8 By means of the Public Services Reform (Inspection and Monitoring of Prisons) (Scotland) Order 2015. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2015/39/contents/made

9 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/33/section/134

10 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2012/8/contents/enacted

11 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2001/13/contents

12 Lord Advocate’s Reference (No. 1 of 1983) 1984 SLT 337, 340

13 Thompson v. Crowe 2000 JC 173

14 Smith v. Lees 1997 SCCR 139

15 http://news.gov.scot/speeches-and-briefings/human-rights

16 http://news.gov.scot/speeches-and-briefings/snap-human-rights-innovation-forum

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18 http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10416&i=95872

19 http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=9616

20 http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10722&i=98397

21 http://www.slab.org.uk/public/

22 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1986/47/contents

23 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2016/1/contents

24 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0053/00532544.pdf

25 https://www2.gov.scot/Publications/2018/11/4857

26 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2010/13/contents; see Part 6

27 https://www.prisonsinspectoratescotland.gov.uk/publications?tid_1=1

28 https://www.hmics.scot/publications/annual-reports

29 http://www.scottishhumanrights.com/policy-publications/?fileType=Corporate+documents

30 http://www.mwcscot.org.uk/publications/corporate-reports/

31 http://www.careinspectorate.com/index.php/publications-statistics/43-corporate-annual-reports-accounts/annual-reports-accounts

32 http://www.spa.police.uk/icvs/

33 http://www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/police-scotland/complaints-about-the-police/the-complaints-process/

34 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/03/7926

35 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/11/5647

36 https://www.gov.scot/news/strengthening-support-for-sexual-assault-victims/

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

38 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2016/22/contents/enacted

39 http://notyourstoshare.scot/

40 https://www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk/i-just-froze/

41 /publications/national-scoping-exercise-advocacy-services-victims-violence-against-women-girls/documents/00523297.pdf?inline=true

42 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/11/6766

43 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Education/Schools/HLivi/sex-education

44 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/12/8526

45 http://mvpscotland.org.uk/

46 https://www.gov.scot/publications/review-personal-social-education-preparing-scotlands-children-young-people-learning-work-life/

47 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/02/8232

48 /publications/scotlands-national-action-plan-prevent-eradicate-female-genital-mutilation-fgm/

49 /publications/responding-female-genital-mutilation-fgm-scotland-multi-agency-guidance-978-1-78851-364-7/

50 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/05/3052

51 https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/482799/6_1587_HO_MT_Updates_to_the_FGM_The_Facts_WEB.pdf

52 http://www.womenssupportproject.co.uk/vawtraining/content/femalegenitalmutilation/277,234

53 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice/crime-and-justice-survey/publications

54 https://www.gov.scot/publications/criminal-proceedings-scotland-2017-18/

55 https://www.gov.scot/publications/reconviction-rates-scotland-2015-16-offender-cohort/

56 https://www.gov.scot/publications/recorded-crime-scotland-2017-18/pages/

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

58 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2014/1/contents

59 https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32012L0029&from=EN

60 http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/docs/default-source/aboutscs/reports-and-data/reports-data/evidence-and-procedure-full-report---publication-version-pdf.pdf?sfvrsn=2

61 http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/docs/default-source/SCS-Communications/evidence-and-procedure-report---next-steps---february-2016.pdf?sfvrsn=2

62 http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/docs/default-source/rules-and-practice/practice-notes/criminal-courts/criminal-courts---practice-note---number-1-of-2017.pdf?sfvrsn=4

63 https://consult.gov.scot/criminal-justice/pre-recorded-evidence-for-criminal-trials/

64 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/12/9674

65 http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/Bills/108702.aspx

66 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2015/12/contents/enacted

67 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/05/6059

68 https://news.gov.scot/news/human-trafficking-is-closer-to-home-than-most-scots-think

69 https://news.gov.scot/resources/human-trafficking-report

70 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/06/7045/0

71 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2013/11/3285

72 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/03/7841/0

73 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0049/00497283.pdf

74 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/04/1061

75 https://www.mygov.scot/victims-code-for-scotland/

76 http://www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/code-of-ethics-for-policing-in-scotland/

77 https://www.app.college.police.uk/app-content/armed-policing/use-of-force-firearms-and-less-lethal-weapons/

78 http://pirc.scotland.gov.uk/

79 http://www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org/our_work/reproductive,_maternal__child/programme_resources/sexual_assault_services.aspx

80 http://www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org/our_work/person-centred_care/resources/sexual_assault_indicators.aspx

81 https://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/media/3971582/nationaltraumatrainingframework.pdf

82 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2016/1/contents

83 http://www.scotland.police.uk/assets/pdf/151934/184779/care-and-welfare-of-persons-in-police-custody-sop

84 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/03/8256/0

85 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2011/331/contents/made

86 http://www.sps.gov.uk/Corporate/Information/SPSPopulation.aspx

87 https://www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/03/6242/downloads

88 https://www.prisonsinspectoratescotland.gov.uk/publications/standards-inspecting-court-custody-provision-scotland

89 /publications/code-practice-exercise-constables-power-stop-search-person-scotland/documents/00512924.pdf?inline=true

90 http://www.scotland.police.uk/assets/pdf/151934/184779/care-and-welfare-of-persons-in-police-custody-sop

91 https://www.prisonsinspectoratescotland.gov.uk/publications/standards-inspecting-court-custody-provision-scotland

92 https://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/Young-People/protecting/lac/residentialcare/Publications/MPRRCC

93 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/06/1327

94 https://www.prisonsinspectoratescotland.gov.uk/publications/hm-chief-inspector-prisons-scotland-annual-report-2017-2018

95 https://pirc.scot/publications/?cat=our%20business&category=Annual

96 https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/655401/Report_of_Angiolini_Review_ISBN_Accessible.pdf

97 http://www.sps.gov.uk/Corporate/Information/PrisonerDeaths.aspx

98 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2016/2/pdfs/asp_20160002_en.pdf

99 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1976/14/contents

100 https://www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/08/8874

101 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2003/13/contents

102 Scottish Government/COPFS, CMO(2015) 20, https://www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/cmo/CMO(2015)20.pdf

103 https://www.gov.scot/publications/review-arrangements-investigating-deaths-patients-being-treated-mental-disorder/

104 https://cdn.penalreform.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/BangkokRules-Updated-2016-with-renumbering-SMR.pdf

105 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/03/1750

106 http://www.mwcscot.org.uk/publications/statistical-monitoring-reports/

107 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2003/13/contents

108 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2000/4/contents

109 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2015/9/contents/enacted

110 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/07/5000

111 https://consult.gov.scot/health-and-social-care/adults-with-incapacity-reform/

112 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Justice/policies/young-offending/whole-system-approach

113 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/06/2244

114 http://www.sps.gov.uk/Corporate/Publications/Corporate12.aspx

115 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/03/3627

116 http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/Bills/107986.aspx

117 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2000/6/contents

118 Residential Establishments – Child Care (Scotland) Regulations 1996

119 Social Care and Social Work Improvement (Scotland) (Requirements for Care Services) Regulations 2011

120 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/01/7281

121 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/06/1336

122 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0050/00506074.pdf

123 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/12/3778

124 https://www.gov.scot/publications/independent-review-hate-crime-legislation-scotland-final-report/

125 https://www.gov.scot/publications/one-scotland-hate-home-here-consultation-hate-crime-amending-current-scottish-hate-crime-legislation/

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