Strategic Drivers

7.1 The following international and national policies, legislation and Police Scotland policies have all helped to influence and mould our priorities.

  • Scottish Police Authority Strategic Policy 1: Make Communities Safer and reduce harm by tackling and investigating crime and demonstrating pioneering approaches to prevention and collaboration at a national and local level
  • Police and Fire Reform (Scotland Act 2012)
  • Police Scotland Annual Police Plan
  • Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995
  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)
  • Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014
  • Children (Scotland) Act 1995
  • Community Planning Partnerships - Specifically Children's services planning, child protection committees, corporate parenting planning and community safety partnerships.
  • Scottish Government - Preventing Offending Getting it Right  for Children and Young People
  • Children's (Scotland) Hearing Act 2011
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)
  • Local Government (Scotland) Act 2003
  • Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014