Thursday, 21 June 2012
SCCRC disclosure Bill passed by Scottish Parliament
The Criminal Cases (Punishment and Review) (Scotland) Bill completed its final stage in the Scottish Parliament yesterday. The text of the Bill as passed can be read here. The provisions relating to the publication of SCCRC reports in cases where an appeal has been abandoned are contained in Part 2. The debate on the Bill can be read here. A commentary by Alan Robertson on the website of Holyrood magazine can be read here.