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Responses to the consultation on proposals to reform Fatal Accident Inquiries legislation

Responses to the consultation on proposals to reform Fatal Accident Inquiries legislation

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

ISBN: 9781784126377-responses

Responses submitted during the public consultation on proposals to reform Fatal Accident Inquiries legislation, which ran July to September 2014

Executive Summary

The consultation on proposals to reform Fatal Accident Inquiries legislation ran from 1 July to 9 September 2014 and the non-confidential responses are available here.

This consultation sought views on policy proposals for a prospective Bill on fatal accident inquiries in Scotland. The proposals, arising from recommendations made by Lord Cullen in his 2009 Review of Fatal Accident Inquiry legislation, intend to help modernise the way in which fatal accident inquiries are handled in Scotland.