Legal skills and debates in Scotland
Legal skills and debates in Scotland

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Legal skills and debates in Scotland

5 Summary

You have considered the special status of children in law and explored how the law is used to determine capacity and responsibility. You learnt about the powers children have under the law and how these are limited by considering the employment of children. Finally you considered the complexities in this area and anomalies that exist.

After studying this week you should be able to:

  • explain the special status children have in law
  • understand how the law is used to determine children’s capacity
  • understand the complexities in this area.
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