Stage 3 proceedings on the Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Bill are scheduled to take place on 12 December 2013.
This briefing considers a number of the key issues raised during the Justice Committee’s stage 1 consideration of the bill and subsequent recommendations made by the Justice Committee in its stage 1 report. It also considers the Scottish Government’s response to those recommendations; and some of the key amendments lodged at stage 2. A separate SPICe briefing Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 – National Confidential Forum provides information on the Health and Sport Committee’s consideration of those provisions relating to the National Confidential Forum.
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Published 9 December 2013