The police and criminal justice systems are responsible for preventing criminal activity as well as punishing those who break the law.
When did the new police force, Police Scotland come into effect?
The British Transport Police are responsible for policing on which mode of transport?
Following the introduction of the lower drink drive limit in Scotland, what happened to the number of people detected driving over the limit?
It stayed the same
What are the potential penalties for driving while over the legal alcohol limit?
Up to 2 years in jail and up to a £5000 fine
Up to 6 months in jail and up to a £10000 fine
Up to 6 months in jail and up to a £5000 fine
How many members are there on a jury in Scotland?
Which offence would the High Court deal with?
Breach of the peace
A female who receives a custodial sentence in Scotland is sent to which institution?
As of May 2019, under Scots law, at which age do young people become criminally responsible?
Which of these crimes may lead to someone under the age of 16 to be considered for prosecution in court?
What can a children’s panel do?
Place someone into foster care
Pass a jail sentence
Issue a fine