April 2016

The Society’s committees have been working on a number of Scottish Parliament and UK Parliament Bills and consultations including the Lobbying (Scotland) Bill, Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill and Mandatory Pay Gap Reporting.

Key areas are highlighted below. For more information see the law reform section of the website.

Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service Review

We’re looking forward to working our partners in the justice sector following the publication of the SCTS Evidence and Procedure Review which sets out its next steps for improving the court system.

Our Criminal Law Committee welcomed the review and fully support increased use of new technologies in our courts and wider justice system to make them more streamlined and effective for everyone involved.