Scotland to directly incorporate UNCRC into its domestic law

By unanimous vote, Scotland will be incorporating the text of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child directly into its domestic law. This will serve to compel public authorities to comply with children’s rights, including young people, and their representatives, the right to go to court to enforce their rights. The next stage, over three years, will be to implement the Convention, which include training and guidance.

Read more about Scotland’s historic legislation.

Visit the site for The Children and Young People’s Commissioner for Scotland.

Read Scotland’s Bill incorporating the UNCRC.

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