Legal opinion on incorporation of UNCRC into Scots Law

Date: 15th June 2012
Category: General measures of implementation
Author: UNICEF

UNICEF UK has commissioned a legal opinion from Aidan O'Neill QC at Matrix Chambers to explore in detail the ability of the Scottish Government under current devolved arrangements (the Scotland Act 1998) to incorporate (partially or fully) the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots law.