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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-07182: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 14 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government when it expects to bring forward secondary legislation under the Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 2016.

Answered by: Annabelle Ewing 7 March 2017

The Scottish Civil Justice Council recently consulted on new rules for Fatal Accident Inquiries. The consultation closed on 23 January and the responses to that consultation are currently being considered.

Secondary legislation will be brought forward in conjunction with the rules.