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Consultation on Rights of Children and Young People Bill

DescriptionConsultation on Rights of Children and Young People
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateSeptember 08, 2011

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ISBN 978 1 78045 384 2 (Web publication only)
DPPAS 11993

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Contents

Covering Letter

Ministerial Foreword by Angela Constance MSP

Chapter 1 Introduction
1.1 Our vision for Scotland's children and young people
1.2 Why are children's rights important?
1.3 Why legislate for children's rights?
1.4 Responding to the consultation

Chapter 2 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child ( UNCRC)
2.1 Overview of the UNCRC
2.2 UK context
2.3 Scottish position

Chapter 3 The Rights of Children and Young People Bill
3.1 Overview
3.2 Legislative proposals
3.3 What the Bill would not cover and why
3.4 Implementation
3.5 Financial implications

Chapter 4 Conclusion

Annex A UNCRC Articles and Optional Protocols

Annex B General Comments of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child