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Proposal for Bill to Protect Children from Physical Punishment: Consultation – Scotland

MSP John Finnie has proposed the introduction of 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. A consultation on the Proposed Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill has been launched to gather views on the proposal.

The closing Date is 4 August 2017

Further details and the consultation document and survey are provided on the Scottish Parliament website, click here for more information.

 

Smacking ban consultation – Scotland

The Scottish Parliament is consulting on 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. The deadline for response is 4 August 2017.

Source: Scottish Parliament Date: 11 May 2017

Further information: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (PDF)