The Scottish Human Rights Commission promotes and protects the human rights of everyone in Scotland. We are working to increase awareness, recognition and respect for human rights, and make them more relevant and easier to apply in everyday life. The Commission is dedicated to helping everyone understand their rights and the shared responsibilities we all have to each other and to our community. The Commission is independent of the UK and Scottish Parliaments and Governments.

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Extending Fatal Accident Inquiries to mental health detention and the right to life

18 September 2014

The Commission's view on the reform of Fatal Accident Inquiries.

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