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June 24th 2013 marks an important date in the journey of the Children's Hearings System, with the introduction of the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 and the establishment of Children's Hearings Scotland; a non-departmental public body.
Albania and Spain both ratified Optional Protocol 3 of the UNCRC, on 29th May and 3rd June 2013 respectively. With these two new ratifications, the optional protocol now counts six States Parties!
The Committee has now issued a call for evidence for the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill. The closing date for written submissions is 26th July 2013.