The Scottish Sentencing Council is extending the deadline for responding to the consultation on its sentencing young people draft guideline until 21 August 2020
Members of the public are being invited to give their views on a new sentencing guideline which states that rehabilitation should be a primary consideration when young people are being sentenced.
Members of the public are being invited to give their views on a new sentencing guideline setting out the steps taken by courts in making sentencing decisions, and the factors which may be taken into account.
The Scottish Sentencing Council will develop multiple guidelines on sexual offences, beginning with rape, sexual assault, and indecent images of children.
The High Court of Justiciary today approved Scotland’s first sentencing guideline, which sets out the general principles and purposes of sentencing for all offences.