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what to do if you are worried about a child or young person

If there is an emergency or a child is at immediate risk you should phone the police.

Anyone can refer a child to the Children’s Convenor. In practice most referrals come from the police, the Committee (CHSC) and the School Attendance Service (SAS).

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Children Law Review

Following the States meeting on 23 and 24 November 2022, all parts of The Children’s Tribunal System are pleased to see that the Children Law Review Policy Letter has been passed.

The Children’s Tribunal System responds to welcome Children Law Review proposals

The Children’s Tribunal System has responded to the Committee for Health and Social Care’s proposals for improvements to the family care and justice system ahead of the States Meeting on Wednesday 28 September.

Eminent youth justice practitioner joins The Children’s Tribunal System

Alan Miller, a pioneer for protecting the rights of children and young people in Scotland, has been appointed to join the independent Board for the Children’s Tribunal System.

our vision

Our vision is for a CYCT system that improves the outcomes and experiences for children and young people who may be at risk to ensure that they are safe, protected and offered positive futures.