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Forced Marriage etc (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Act 2011

December 5, 2011

Source: Scottish Government

Forced Marriage Law Introduced (28/11/11): Breach of legislation will be a criminal offence from today.
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/News/Releases/2011/11/25120644

Forced Marriage Scottish statutory guidance: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/11/25115331
This guidance describes the responsibilities of chief executives, directors and senior managers within agencies involved in handling cases of forced marriage.  It covers, roles and responsibilities, accountability, training, interagency working and information sharing, risk assessment and record keeping.

If you have any further questions please contact: Eileen Flanagan: eileen.flanagan@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

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