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Topic: NPM Scotland Subgroup

NPM responds to Scottish Human Rights Bill consultation

The Scotland Subgroup of the UK National Preventive Mechanism has submitted its response to the Scottish Government’s Human Rights Bill consultation, broadly welcoming the Bill, but with hopes for the inclusion of the UN Convention Against Torture (UNCAT) and Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT), and a more ambitious programme of delivery.

Scottish Government publish significant reforms to Bail and Release influenced by NPM consultation submission

Find links to the Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill, an the NPM Scotland Subgroup's consultation submission.

UK NPM statement on CPT report on their 2019 visit to Scotland

Statement from the UK NPM in response to the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) report to the United Kingdom on their 2019 visit to Scotland