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Consulting on Intermediaries as a Special Measure for Vulnerable Witnesses, 08/09/08 [S]

Scottish Government analysis of responses to the consultation on the use of intermediaries as a special measure in the Scottish justice system.

The consultation document set out the Scottish context for the provisions of the Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004. It described the current policies and practices in the Scottish justice system in addressing the communication needs of vulnerable witnesses, and posed various options for the future and their possible implications, advantages and disadvantages.

The publication Consulting on Intermediaries as a Special Measure for Vulnerable Witnesses can be viewed on the Scottish Governments website.

Further Information

Consulting on Intermediaries as a Special Measure for Vulnerable Witnesses