May 2014

Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill

The Society has welcomed the Scottish Government's decision to delay the stage 2 consideration of the Bill until after Lord Bonomy has reported on his review findings. The Criminal Law Committee has consistently called for a full review of the law of corroboration alongside all other aspects of the criminal justice system and this delay will allow the Justice Committee to consider the Bill as a whole, including any recommendations made by the Bonomy Review Group.