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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 - Easy read document

People with Learning Disabilities and the Scottish Criminal Justice System - Easy read booklet
Criminal Justice Disability Project

pdfSummary of the Criminal Justice Disability Project - Easy read document

Defence recovery of personal sensitive records

This leaflet explains why the accused person’s solicitor is seeking to obtain all or part of your medical, social work or other personal records during a criminal case and how this information may be used.

pdfInformation for witnesses: Defence recovery of sensitive personal records (Easy read document)

pdfInformation for witnesses: Police and prosecution recovery of sensitive personal records (Easy read document)