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ISBN 978 0 7559 7249 4 (Web only publication)
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01: Foreword by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice
03: Highlighting the Major ReformsUse of DNA and fingerprints data Disclosure of evidence Scottish Law Commission's Report - Crown Right of Appeal in Solemn Proceedings Modernisation of the jury system Unruly certificates for children Working towards delivering a modern coherent penal policy Creation of a Scottish Sentencing Council Statutory statement of the purpose and principles of sentencing Creation of new offences of directing, being involved and failing to report serious organised crime Prohibition of the introduction and use of personal communication devices (including mobile phones) in prisons
04: Strengthening our Criminal LawA summary of reforms planned to criminal law
05: Improving How our Courts OperateA summary of reforms planned to criminal proceedings law
06: Ensuring our Courts have Appropriate Sentencing OptionsA summary of reforms planned to sentencing law
07: Modernising our Licensing LawOur proposals to update the law in relation to the licensing of the sale of alcohol, the licensing of taxi and private hire firms and the licensing of metal dealers, market operators, public entertainment outlets and late hours catering outlets
08: Other ReformsA summary of other changes planned
09: What Happens NextWhen the legislation will be introduced into Parliament
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