SB 11-19 Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Bill briefing

The Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Bill seeks to establish a commissioner whose general function would be to promote and safeguard the interests of victims and witnesses in Scotland. The briefing provides information on the provisions in the contained in bill; the Scottish Government's Strategy for Victims; and the current legal framework and provision of services for victims and witnesses in Scotland.

Read SPICe briefing: SB 11-19 Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Bill (446KB pdf)

Published: 28 February 2011