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Consultation deadline extended: Incorporating the UNCRC

Type: News Item Date Published: 2nd August 2019

Scottish Government consultation on incorporating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into Scots law.

Please note that the Scottish Government has extended the original deadline to 28 August.  Their announcement and packet can be read here.

What are ministers consulting on?
This consultation seeks views on the best way of incorporating the UNCRC within the context of Scots law, public services and the powers of the Scottish Parliament. The consultation paper is available on the Scottish Government website.

What are the timescales?
The consultation runs from 22 May to 28 August 2019. Ministers will legislate in this parliamentary session to incorporate the UNCRC into Scots law.

* Please note that the Scottish Government has extended the original deadline to 28 August.  Their announcement can be read here.

 

 

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