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Victims and Witnesses

Information following a death

Comments and Complaints 


Victims and Witnesses

  • The Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014: The central objective of the Victim and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014 (the Act) is to improve the experience of victims and witnesses within the criminal justice system in Scotland. One of the key provisions is that victims and witnesses have a legal right to request certain information about their case.

pdfAccess to Information Protocol


  • People with Learning Disabilities and the Scottish Criminal Justice System booklet


pdfInformation about the Court

pdfInformation about Criminal Justice Social Work Services

pdfInformation about Prison Services

pdfInformation about Prosecution and Defence

pdfInformation about the Police

pdfInformation about Health and Social Work Services


Information following a death

pdfFinding out more about why someone died


Comments and Complaints

EASY READ - How to make a complaint to the COPFS

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