New Bill will ‘strengthen children’s rights’ in family law court cases

A new Bill to strengthen children’s rights is to be brought to Holyrood, the Scottish Government has announced today.

JThe Children (Scotland) Bill was revealed just hours before the First Minister unveils her Programme for Government, which is expected to include 14 new pieces of legislation.

According to the government, the new legislation will aim to “ensure that children’s best interests are at the centre of every family law case and that children’s views are heard by the court”.

DRead full article here.

The Scotsman 3rd September 2019

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