Age of Criminal Responsibility Consultation Toolkit

Date: 21st September 2018
Category: Age of criminal responsibility


The Equalities & Human Rights Committee at Scottish Parliament has launched a toolkit to gather the views of children and young people on the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill.

The toolkit is designed to be used in schools, clubs, community groups and / or by organisations who work with children and young people across Scotland. The toolkit features a selection of printable resources including general information about the Bill and the Committee, presentation slides and worksheets to be completed. There are two sets of resources – one aimed at primary aged children and the other at secondary aged children.

·         Download the toolkit information (154 KB pdf)

·         Download the feedback form (Word) (21KB Word)

·         Download the Powerpoint for younger children (1.52MB ppt)

·         Download the worksheets for younger children (464KB pdf)

·         Download the Powerpoint for older children (2.87MB ppt)

·         Download the debate cards for older children (1.73MB pdf)


For further information, please contact the Equalities and Human Rights Committee clerking team on 0131 348 5227 or by emailing