Family Law

Scottish Government Consultation on Children's Rights and Services Planning

The Scottish Government is holding a consultation on the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. In particular, the Government is seeking views on non-statutory guidance for Part 1 (section 2) of the Act and statutory guidance for Part 3 of the Act which covers arrangements for children's services planning – purpose, requirements, process, reporting and review.

Commission and Diligence in Family actions in the Civil Courts

The Family Law Committee has provided comments to the Scottish Government on suggestions that the law needs to be changed in relation to the way commission and diligence is exercised in family actions in the civil courts.

Written Evidence - Review of Family Law (Scot) Act 2006

The Justice Committee is conducting post-legislative scrutiny of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 and is currently seeking views on where to focus its scrutiny via a targeted call for evidence.