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PE1994: Review the trial process for sexual offence cases

Petition Summary

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to undertake a review of the trial process and handling of witness evidence in sexual offences cases.

Petitioner: Margaret Fagan

Status: Under consideration

Date published: 15 December 2022

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Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee Consideration

Committee Meetings 

8 March 2023: The Committee agreed to write to the Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service, Faculty of Advocates, Law Society of Scotland, Rape Crisis Scotland, and Victim Support Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 8 March 2023

Written Submissions

PE1994/A: Scottish Government submission of 12 January (65.7KB, pdf)