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National Rights – Acts of the Scottish and UK Parliaments

Education (Scotland) Act 2016

Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

British Sign Language (Scotland) Act (2015)

Scottish Elections (Reduction of Voting Age) Act (2015)

Mental Health (Scotland) Act (2015)

Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act (2015)

Housing (Scotland) Act (2014)

Children and Young People (Scotland) Act (2014)

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act (2014)

Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act (2014)

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Act Scotland (2007)

Scottish Government Guide to the Housing (Scotland) Act (2006)

Scottish Government Guide to the Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act (2005)

Scottish Government Guide to the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act (2004)

Scottish Government Guide to the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland ) Act (2003)

Scottish Government Guide to the Homelessness etc (Scotland) Act 2003

Scottish Government Guide to the Commissioner for Children and Young People Act (Scotland) (2003)

Scottish Government Guide to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

UK Parliament Modern Slavery Act (2015)

UK Parliament Scrap Metal Dealers Act (2013)

UK Parliament Scotland Act (2012)

UK Parliament the Equality Act (2010)

UK Parliament Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act (2006)

UK Parliament Disability Discrimination Act (2005)

UK Parliament Human Rights Act (1998)

UK Parliament the Data Protection Act (1998)

 

International Human Rights –  Charters and Conventions

Article 12 in Scotland Guide to International Human Rights Law

Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR) – Full charter

 

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)– Full Charter

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child concluding observations (2016) on the state of children and young people’s rights in the UK

Article 12 in Scotland alternative report (2015- 1) I Witness the UNCRC in Scotland: Young People’s Voices

Article 12 in Scotland alternative report (2015-2) I Witness the UNCRC in the UK: Young Gypsy/Travellers’ Voices

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child concluding observations (2008) on the state of children and young people’s rights in the UK – Scottish Government summary

Do the Right Thing: Scottish Government response to the most recent concluding observations (2008)

Do the Right Thing: Progress Report (2012)

 

European Rights

European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) Full Charter

European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

European Social Charter (revised)

European Convention on Cybercrime

Council of Europe Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society

Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities