The Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service today published the Standards and Services for Victims and Witnesses Annual Report on Performance for 2018-2019 (Available to read here. Word doc, 2.4MB).
Commenting on the report, Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf said:
“We recognise that having to engage with...Read More »
The statistics show that in 2017-18 police in Scotland recorded 348 offences in which a firearm was alleged to have been involved, a decrease of 1% from 2016-17 (350 offences)...Read More »
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf visited Glasgow East Women’s Aid this morning (25 March 2019) to hear how staff are preparing for the Domestic Abuse Act coming into force in seven days.
The Act creates a new offence of domestic abuse which covers psychological harm...Read More »
Do you hold a Personal Licence to sell alcohol in Scotland?
If your licence was issued on or before 1 Sep 2009 you need to renew it now.
The absolute deadline for renewals is 31 May 2019.
If you miss this deadline and your licence expires you could lose the right to...Read More »
Justice Secretary briefed on Police Scotland’s EU exit preparations.
Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf has been updated by senior Police Scotland officers today on how the service is getting ready to deal with the implications of an EU exit.
The Cabinet Secretary visited the Brexit Coordination Centre at Bilston Glen, Midlothian,...Read More »