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Faculty backs new Domestic Abuse Bill protections

Stage 1 submission supports proposed protection notice and order

Advocacy scheme for children at hearings now in force

Funding provided for advocacy workers to help children give their views

Online child sex crimes rise during pandemic

Increase in domestic abuse and fraud cases

MSPs seek views on new Domestic Abuse Bill

Stage 1 opens on measure to enable new temporary orders

Law to protect children comes into force

Legislation aims to prevent physical punishment

Online training to help separated parents

Initiative will focus on children’s wellbeing

Children's rights will cost more than budgeted: Faculty

Burden on public authorities, and cost of litigation, not factored in

Emergency orders the focus of new Domestic Abuse Bill

Police could issue protection notice pending confirmation by court

Rights of the Child Bill goes out to views

Call for evidence as MSPs open stage 1

UNCRC Bill brought to Holyrood

Children's Rights Convention to become part of Scots domestic law

Children (Scotland) Bill passes final stage

Unanimous support from MSPs after stage 3 debate