The Children (Scotland) Bill

Published on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 | by Katie Albiston


On 28th May 2020, the Children (Scotland) Bill passed its Stage 1 debate in Holyrood. This follows on from the consultation process that was launched by the Scottish Government back in May 2018.

The Bill principally seeks to make amendments to the current legislation contained in the Children (Scotland) Act 1995. Part 1 of the 1995 Act governs parental responsibilities and rights relating to children and sets out the provisions with respect . . .

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