Children’s Rights: Consultation on incorporating the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into our domestic law in Scotland

Closes 28 Aug 2019

Opened 22 May 2019


In line with the Programme for Government 2018-19 commitment, this consultation looks at how a new Act could incorporate the UNCRC into the law of Scotland. 

Why We Are Consulting

It is important that we develop a model of incorporation that will deliver the best outcomes for children, young people and families in Scotland. Consultation is an essential part of that process. It gives us the opportunity to hear your opinion and expertise on this proposed area of work.

Read the consultation paper.

Listen to the audio version.

Give us your views


  • People of Scotland


  • Children and Families
  • Communities and Third Sector
  • Constitution and Democracy
  • Education
  • Equality, Welfare and Rights
  • Public Sector
  • Health and Social Care
  • Housing and Regeneration
  • International
  • Law and Order