Family Law

Proposals for the creation of an Offence of Wilful Neglect or Ill-treatment with regard to services for Children under the age of 18 - Further Engagement

This consultation outlines and invites views on the Scottish Government’s proposals for a new criminal offence of ill-treatment or wilful neglect with regard to services for children. It also seeks views on what services should be included.

These proposals have been developed within the context of Scottish Ministers’ commitment to promoting and fulfilling the requirements of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

Draft Statutory Guidance on Parts 4 (Named Person), 5 (Child’s Plan) and 18 (Section 96, Wellbeing) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 and draft Orders to be made clear under that Act

Consultation on the draft Statutory Guidance for Parts 4, 5 and 18 (Section 96) and related draft orders of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Consultation on Draft Statutory Guidance on Part 9 (Corporate Parenting) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act2014

This consultation relates to the draft Statutory Guidance on Corporate Parenting (Part 9) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014