Explanatory Notes

Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Act 2019

2019 asp 7

11 June 2019


1.These Explanatory Notes have been prepared by the Scottish Government in order to assist the reader of the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Act 2019. They do not form part of the Act and have not been endorsed by the Parliament.

2.These Notes should be read in conjunction with the Act. They are not, and are not meant to be, a comprehensive description of the Act. So where a section, or a part of a section, does not seem to require any explanation or comment, none is given.