This guidance is intended to provide information for Lead Professionals (generally social workers) who have a statutory responsibility to present information to Children’s Panel Members in
respect of young people involved in offending behaviour of a serious nature or behaviours which places themselves and/or others at risk of serious harm.
A report which details wildlife offences in Scotland in 2013, including information on incidences and prosecutions during the year, and on research, advice and other work relevant to wildlife crime.
Statement from 4 administrations of activities in 2013-2014 on Human Trafficking.
This fact card aims to provide an easily accessible reference document which offers information on a wide range of environmental topics. It accompanies the online publication, Key Scottish Environment Statistics 2014.
Report to inform large scale indicative strategic assessments on the impact of offshore wind energy developments on birds.
Trawling and tank based trials were conducted to assess whether electrofishing (which is currently prohibited under EU regulations) for razor clams Ensis siliqua and E. arquatus affects survival and behaviour patterns in Ensis spp. and non-target species.
This document sets out a response on behalf of the four governments to the points raised in consultation.
Responses submitted during the public consultation on proposals to reform Fatal Accident Inquiries legislation, which ran July to September 2014
This consultation document invites views on the Scottish Government's proposals to introduce legislation that will require organisations providing health and social care to tell people if there has been an event involving them where physical or psychological harm has occurred as a result of care or treatment.
This consultation describes the approach that the Scottish Government proposes to adopt in preparing draft regulations on Enhanced Enforcement Areas and invites views on that approach.
Analysis of Equality Results from the 2011 Census, including Ethnicity, Religion, and Disability
New regulations which implement Council Regulation (EC) No. 708/2007 concerning the use of alien and locally absent species in aquaculture.
The report presents the findings of analysis of the responses to the Scottish Government's consultation on the draft Heat Generation Policy Statement, which ran from 4 March to 9 June 2014
Scottish Government’s proposals for more powers for the Scottish Parliament.
Multi Agency Guidance intended to inform all frontline staff and volunteers within agencies who are likely to come across adults or children and young people threatened with or in a forced marriage.
Forced Marriage statutory guidance revised edition
The primary aim of this consultation is to invite views on a range of potential measures for the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and strengthening tobacco control in Scotland.
The review examines the research evidence on what works to reduce crime. It focuses on three key strategies: 1)targeting the underlying causes of crime 2)deterring potential offenders by ensuring that the cost of offending is greater than the benefits and 3)increasing the difficulty of offending by reducing opportunities to commit crime.
This consultation document outlines and invites views on the Scottish Government's proposals for a new criminal offence of wilful neglect or ill-treatment in health and social care settings.
This consultation paper is the second following the Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014 obtaining Royal Assent.