Act that sets out the notification requirements for sexual offenders in the UK and for those who have committed sexual offences outside the UK. Sex offenders are required to register their address or any change of address with the police.
News release which provides statistical data on children involved in referral; the child protection register; inquiries and case conferences in Scotland for the year ending 31 March 2002. Statistical tables are also included.
The National Safeguarding Delivery Unit became operational on 1 July 2009. This document reports on the progress made by the Unit since its establishment, and sets out the unit’s priorities for the rest of 2009-2010.
Joint statement by the leaders of the Scottish Labour Party and the Scottish Liberal Democrats for the improvement and development of public services in the areas of education; justice; enterprise; transport and health in the joint new government from May 2003.
This resource provides guidance where a provider that is not a public authority provides a service to the public under contract to a public authority. That service needs to be provided in a way that takes account of the content of the Human Rights Act 1998. Providing a service in line with the Human Rights Act will assist in the provision of an optimized service. Not to do so may expose the public authority to legal liability and, furthermore, may infringe the legal rights of service users.
This Act lays down the statutory requirements and responsibilities of parents, guardians, local authorities and other bodies in the welfare and protection of children. This includes children's hearings, adoption, protection and supervision.