Proposed Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill


John Finnie MSP

Draft Proposal

A proposal for a Bill to give children equal protection from assault by prohibiting the physical punishment of children by parents and others caring for or in charge of children

Lodged 11 May 2017

Consultation Closing Date: 4 August 2017

Accompanied by: Consultation Document (386KB pdf)

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