The Scottish Government has issued guidance for education authorities and school staff on assessment of capacity and consideration of wellbeing of children who have attained 12 years of age in respect of additional support for learning in school education.

The UK Government has issued a call for evidence, asking for views on how people with disabilities experience registering to vote and voting itself.

The Scottish Government has issued on the draft regulations regarding the transfer of the functions and members of the Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland (ASNTS) into the Scottish Tribunals, the rules of procedure for the First-tier Tribunal Health and Education Chamber, the Composition of the First-tier and Upper Tribunals for Scotland, and the eligibility for membership of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland.

The Mental Health and Disability Law Sub-Committee has responded to the UNCRPD's call for comments on the Draft General Comment on the right of persons with disabilities to live independently and be included in the community (article 19).

The Mental Health and Disability Law Sub-Committee has responded to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in relation to the review of the UK’s UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) compliance.

The second consultation on the implementation of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015 focusses on cross-border transfer regulations, regulations relating to absconding patients and transitional and savings provisions.

This is the first of two Scottish Government consultations on the implementation of the 2015 Act and covers several topics, including the changes to the named person provisions and secondary legislation regarding conflict of interests at certain medical examinations.

The Scottish Government is holding a consultation on the Scottish Law Commissions review of Adults with Incapacity legislation and deprivation of liberty.

The General Medical Council is holding a public consultation on a revised draft of their guidance for doctors on confidentiality.

The Scottish Government is holding a consultation which sets out the government's approach to implementing the UNCRPD in Scotland over the period 2016-2020.