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Petition by Brian McKerrow  
 
Closed Petitions - Petition PE1362  
Petition by Brian McKerrow Jnr calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to clearly demonstrate how the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 is compliant with the European Convention on Human Rights, the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 and the key tenets of Scots Law and to publish the documents and evidence of such compliance.  
Petitioner: Brian McKerrow  
Number of signatures: 68  
Date lodged: 30 September 2010  
SPICe Briefing: Briefing for PE1362 
Summary:

Written Submissions for PE1362  

Written Questions for PE1362  

26 October 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, Scottish Human Rights Commission and the Scottish Commissioner for Children and Young People seeking responses to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. 

8 March 2011 :   The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 of Standing Orders on the grounds the Committee is satisfied that it has examined this petition through a series of questions and written evidence received in response including to specific questions from the petitioner, all of which has been published, and is satisfied at the information it has received. Link to Official Report 8 March 2011" 

1 November 2011 :   The Committee agreed to write to Professor Keith Norrie, Strathclyde University and Professor Elaine Sutherland, Professor of Child and Family Law, University of Stirling and Professor of Law, Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, Oregan seeking a response to specific points. <Link to Official Report 11 January 2011 

 
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