Response to call for evidence on the age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2

Year: 2019
Topic: Corporate parenting, Legislation
Author: Lizzie Morton

Here CELCIS provides evidence to inform the Equality and Human Rights Committee's scrutiny of the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill (the Bill) at Stage 2. We support raising of the age of criminal responsibility to at least 14, and advocate for a higher age of 16.