Written Submission on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

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Abstract

This written evidence contributes to the the Scottish Parliament's reconsideration of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill. In 2021, the UK Supreme Court decided that elements of the Bill as originally passed fell beyond the Scottish Parliament's legislative competence (2021 UKSC 42). Submitted to Holyrood's Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee, this written evidence highlights some of the challenges for the coherent and accessible incorporation of children's rights into Scots law in the wake of the Supreme Court's judgment. Implications for the domestic incorporation of other international human rights regimes are also analysed.
Original languageEnglish
TypeWritten Submission on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill
Media of outputScottish Parliamentary submission
PublisherThe Scottish Parliament
Number of pages8
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Publication statusPublished - 23 Oct 2023

Keywords

  • UNCRC
  • Children's rights
  • Devolution
  • devolution in Scotland
  • human rights

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