Your views on the Children (Care and Justice) (Scotland) Bill

Closed 17 Mar 2023

Opened 3 Feb 2023


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 asked for views on the Bill and how it will affect young people. Both the call for views and surveys closed on 17 March 2023. 

The following links are to responses the Committee received -

Call for views


BSL Survey


  • ECYP