Children's Panel Appendices
Grounds for referral of children to Reporter and to Children's Hearing
A child may be in need of compulsory measures of supervision if any of the following conditions is satisfied with respect to him (Section 52(2) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995).
- Is beyond control of any relevant person;
- Is falling into bad associations or is exposed to moral danger;
- Is likely -
- to suffer unnecessarily; or
- to be impaired seriously in his health or development, due to lack of parental care
- Is a child in respect of whom any of the offences mentioned in schedule 1 to the Criminal Procedure (Scotland)Act 1975 has been committed;
- Is, or is likely to become, a member of the same household as a child in respect of whom any offences mentioned in schedule 1 to the criminal procedure (Scotland) Act has been committed;
- Is, or is likely to become a member of the same household as a person who has committed any of the offences mentioned in schedule 1 to the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975;
- Is, or is likely to become, a member of the same household as a person in respect of whom an offence under section 2a to 2c of the Sexual Offences (Scotland)Act 1976 (incest and intercourse with a child by a step-parent or person in position of trust) has been committed by a member of that household;
- Has failed to attend school regularly without reasonable excuse;
- Has committed an offence
- Has misused alcohol or any drug, whether or not a controlled drug within the meaning of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971;
- Has misused a volatile substance by deliberately inhaling its vapour, other than for medical purpose;
- Is being provided with accommodation by a local authority under section 25, or is subject of a parental responsibilities order obtained under section 86 of the Act and, in either case, his behaviour is such that special measures are necessary for his adequate supervision in his interest or the interest of others
- Freagarrach: Evaluation of a project for persistent young offenders (Feb 2001).
- The Evaluation of Children's Hearings in Scotland: Volume 4 -Where do we go from here? Conference Proceedings (July 2000).
- An Evaluation of the SACRO (Fife)Young Offenders mediation Project (May 2000).
- Working with persistent Juvenile Young Offenders: An Evaluation of the Apex CueTen project (Oct 1999).
- The Evaluation of Children 's Hearings in Scotland: Children in Focus (April 1999).
- Children, Young People and Offending in Scotland (Dec 1998).
- Evaluation of the Hamilton Child Safety Initiative (Dec 1998).
- C. Hallett and C. Murray with J. Jamieson and W.Veitch: The Evaluation of Children 's Hearings in Scotland: Deciding in Children 's Interests (Dec 1998)
- C. Hallett and N.Hazel: The evaluation of the Children 's Hearings in Scotland: The international Context (1998)
- Blueprint for the Processing of Children 's Hearings Cases: Second Edition (March 2001).
- It 's a Criminal Waste: Stop Youth Crime Now: Report of the Advisory Group on Youth Crime (June 2000).
- It 's a Criminal Waste:Stop Youth Crime Now: Scottish Executive Response to the report of the Advisory Group on youth crime (June 2000).
- Children's Hearings and the Sheriff Court: Brian Kearney (2000).
- Blueprint for the Processing of Children's Hearings Cases: First Edition (March 1999).
- Juvenile Justice in Scotland:Twenty Five Years of the Welfare Approach:Andrew Lockyer.
- Children 's Hearings in Scotland: Kenneth Norrie (1997).
- Children (Scotland)Act 1995.Kilbrandon Lecture 1993 /1995 /1997 /1999 /2001.
- A Guide to Children's Hearings: G Moore (1989)
- The Kilbrandon Report: Report of the committee on Children and Young Persons,Scotland(1964), Cmnd 3065,HMSO