Scottish Court Service

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Scottish Court Service (SCS)

Community involvement in EQIA of Security Policy *


As a result of a meeting between CEMVO and senior SCS staff to discuss progress on mainstreaming race equality, the issue of Sikhs entering courts in Scotland whilst in possession of the Kirpan6 was identified as an unresolved concern. It was agreed that the impact of the current security policy on members of the Sikh community needed to be fully assessed.



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