We believe that the interpretation of the UNCRC requirements (section 4) should go further and include a duty on the courts to have due regard to General Comments, Concluding Observations, opinions made in relation to Optional Protocol 3, reports resulting from Days of General Discussion, comparative law and court rulings, and decisions made under other international treaty regimes.

Date:
20 Oct 2020
Level:
Recommendation
Subject:
Equalities and Human Rights
Agreement:
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Notes:

Response to the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee’s call for views on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Renewed by Conveners Group on 28th August 2021