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Justice 2 Committee - 22/05/02 - [S]

The Scottish Parliament's Justice 2 Committee took oral evidence on the Criminal Justice Bill at Stage 1 on 22 May 2002. Evidence was taken from:
- Helen Stirling, British Psychological Society;
- Rosemarie McIlwhan, Director, Scottish Human Rights Centre;
- Kelly Bayes, Barnardos Scotland, Susan Elsley, Save the Children Scotland, Margaret McKay, Children First and Anna Daley, Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association;
- Jennifer Bairner, Chair, Justice Committee, Scottish Youth Parliament;
- Sam Campbell and Trudy Kinloch;
- Judith Gillespie and Eleanor Coner, Scottish Parent Teacher Council;
- Norman Wells, Families First,
Jeremy Balfour, CARE and Christine Dodd, Churches Network for non-violence.

Views were taken on Part 7, Section 43 - Physical Chastisement of children and Part 7, Section 44 on proposals for piloting Children's Hearings for young offenders between 16 and 18 years old.For more information see the Scottish Parliaments Justice 2 Committee Official Report 22/05/02.

Further Information

  1. Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill: Policy Memorandum - [S]
  2. Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill - [S]
  3. Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill: Explanatory Notes - [S]
  4. Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill: Oral Evidence at Stage 1 (22/05/02)