Reading Time: 6 minutes A look at Court of Session ruling on Judicial Review of the revised statutory guidance produced by the Scottish Ministers under section 7 of the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog gives an update on new fireworks legislation, the Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill (Scotland) Act 2022.
Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill – looking ahead to Stage 3
Reading Time: 17 minutes An extended blogpost on the Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill, looking ahead to Stage 3.
Mental health and adults with incapacity law in Scotland – what next?
Reading Time: 5 minutes A look at mental health and adults with incapacity legislation.
Settled Status and Criminal Records
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at some of the issues related to applications for settled status by prisoners and those with a criminal record
United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill – Parliamentary consideration prior to Stage 3
Reading Time: 6 minutes A look at stage 2 of the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill
The Brexit deal and UK-EU justice policy
Reading Time: 5 minutes As we all know, there was a Brexit deal in the run up to last Christmas. Since then much of the UK media has been
Brexit and EU justice policy – the final countdown?
Reading Time: 4 minutes During the next two days, SPICe will publish four blogs examining the impact of a no-deal Brexit. This blog examines what no-deal would mean for
Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Bill – what’s happened in the Parliament so far?
Reading Time: 4 minutes A summary of the Forensic Medical Services Bill and its consideration at Stages 1 and 2, in time for the Stage 3 debate.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): the lowdown on the laws of lockdown and the move to phase 1
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog looks at the legislation and guidance for the COVID-19 pandemic and the differences between them.