Children (Care and Justice) (Scotland) Bill - call for views

Closed 17 Mar 2023

Opened 3 Feb 2023

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The Bill makes changes to the law in relation to the care of children and the involvement of children in the criminal justice system.

The changes relate to the children’s hearings system and several parts of the criminal justice system. This includes courts that hear cases relating to children and the places where children can be detained.

Find out more about the Bill

The Education, Children and Young People Committee would like to know your views on the Bill and how it will affect young people.

How to submit your views

Please submit your views using the online submission form, linked to below.

We welcome written views in English, Gaelic, Scots or any other language. 

The call for views closes on 17 March 2023.


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