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Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill, 03/05/06 [S]
During the meeting of the Scottish Parliament on 3 May 2006 MSPs agreed to the general principles of the Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill. However, many concerns were raised about the bill, including how it will operate, whether it will duplicate the work of other commissions, and issues relating to funding.

Joint Committee on Human Rights Legislative Scrutiny: Fifth Progress Report - Eleventh Report of Session 2005-06 10/2/06 [E/NI/S
In this Report the Committee comments for the first time on the Electoral Administration Bill, and comments on further points arising on two Bills on which it has already reported, the Equality Bill and the Health Bill. The Committee publishes without further comment correspondence it has received on the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill from the Government and the Public and Commercial Service Union.

Justice 1 Committee takes evidence on the Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill, 18/01/06 [S]
During their meeting on 18 January 2006 the Scottish Parliament's Justice 1 Committee heard evidence on the Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill. The Deputy Minister for Education and Young People gave evidence during this meeting.

JCHR Legislative Scrutiny Reports 19/12/05 [E/NI/S/W]
The Joint Committee on Human Rights has published Legislative Scrutiny: Equality Bill and Legislative Scrutiny: Second Progress Report covering three Government Bills: the Children and Adoption Bill, the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill and the Violent Crime Reduction Bill.

Justice 1 Committee takes evidence on the Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill, 14/12/05 [S]
During their meeting on 14 December 2005 the Scottish Parliament's Justice 1 Committee took evidence on the Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill. Evidence was heard from Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People, the Disability Rights Commission, the Equal Opportunities Commission, the Scottish Human Rights Centre and Amnesty International Scotland.

Justice 1 Committee hear evidence on the Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill, 07/12/05 [S]
During their meeting on 7 December 2005 the Justice 1 Committee heard evidence on the Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill. Evidence was heard from the Office of the Solicitor to the Scottish Executive, the Justice Department and MORI Scotland.

Children of Asylum Motion, 07/11/05 [S]
Motion laid before the Scottish Parliament on 7 November 2005 by Sandra White (SNP) noting the role of the Scottish Executive in ensuring the welfare of the child under the Children (Scotland) Act 1995.

JCHR to inquire into Human Trafficking: call for evidence 20/10/05 [E/NI/S/W]
The Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) has announced an inquiry into the human rights of people trafficked into the United Kingdom.

Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006 [S]
This Act creates the office of Scottish Commission for Human Rights (SCHR). The function of the office will be to promote awareness and understanding of, and respect for, human rights. The SCHR will deal with issued devolved to Scotland only. The bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 7 October 2005.

Call for evidence Human Rights Bill, 10/10/05 [S]
The Scottish Parliament’s Justice 1 Committee has called for written evidence on the Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights (SCHR) Bill. Evidence must be submitted by 18 November 2005.