Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I

    1. 1—11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  3. Part II Prevention of Cruelty and Exposure to Moral and Physical Danger

    1. Offences

      1. 12. Cruelty to persons under sixteen.

      2. 13, 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 15. Causing or allowing persons under sixteen to be used for begging.

      4. 16. Giving exciseable liquor to children under five.

      5. 17.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 18. Sale of tobacco, &c. to persons under sixteen.

      7. 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      9. 21. Punishment of vagrants preventing children from receiving education.

      10. 22. Exposing children under seven to risk of burning.

      11. 23. Failing to provide for safety of children at entertainments.

      12. 24, 25.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      13. 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Supplemental

      1. 27. Interpretation of Part II.

  4. Part III Employment

    1. General Provisions as to Employment

      1. 28. Restrictions on employment of children.

      2. 29.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 30. Street trading.

      4. 31. Penalties and legal proceedings in respect of general provisions as to employment.

    2. Entertainments and Performances

      1. 32.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 33. Prohibition of persons under sixteen taking part in performances endangering life or limb.

      3. 34. Restrictions on training for performances of a dangerous nature.

    3. Supplemental

      1. 35. Byelaws.

      2. 36. Powers of entry.

      3. 37. Interpretation of Part III.

      4. 38. Savings.

  5. Part IV Protection of Children and Young Persons in relation to Criminal Proceedings

    1. 39—43.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. General Provisions as to Proceedings in Court

      1. 44, 45.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 46. Power to prohibit publication of certain matter in newspapers.

      3. 47—54.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Juvenile Offenders

      1. 55.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 56.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 57. Punishment of certain grave crimes.

      4. 58.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 58A. Committal for residential training.

      6. 59.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      7. 60, 61.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 62. Power of Secretary of State to send certain juvenile offenders to approved schools.

      9. 63. Register of children found guilty of offences.

      10. 63.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      11. 64.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      12. 65, 66.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      13. 67.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      14. 68—80.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  6. Part V Remand Homes, Approved Schools and Persons to whose care Children and Young Persons may be committed

    1. 81.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 82.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Approved Schools

      1. 83—85.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 86.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 87. Power to send children and young persons from England, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and Channel Islands to approved schools in Scotland.

      4. 88—95.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. Part VI

    1. 96—98.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 99.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  8. Part VII Miscellaneous and General

    1. 100.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 101. Powers, duties and expenses of local authorities, &c.

    3. Supplementary Provisions as to Legal Proceedings

      1. 102.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 103.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 103. Proof of age a defence.

      4. 104. Evidence of wages of defendant.

      5. 105. Summary jurisdiction.

    4. Supplementary Provisions as to Secretary of State

      1. 106.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 107.†Exchequer grants and expenses of Secretary of State and Scottish Education Department.

      3. 108.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. General

      1. 109.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 110. Interpretation.

      3. 111, 112.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 113.†Short title, commencement, extent and repeals.

    1. SCHEDULE 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. SCHEDULE 2, 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. SCHEDULE 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .