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Proposed new laws to improve the experience of children involved in family courts have been published by the Scottish government.

The Children Bill follows a consultation which took into account the views of young people.

Ministers say they want to ensure the justice system does not contribute to young people's distress.

Campaigners said the legislation was "vital" for child victims of domestic abuse.

The proposals are intended to update the 1995 Children Act, to reflect changes within modern families.

Full Story: BBC

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