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Human rights – Right to respect for private life – Disclosure of criminal convictions. Court of Session: Granting a judicial review petition which challenged an aspect of the recently amended statutory scheme regulating the disclosure of criminal convictions of persons wanting to obtain employment working with children or vulnerable adults, the court held that the mandatory requirement for disclosure of the petitioner's deemed conviction before the Children's Hearing when he was 14 years old was not 'in accordance with the law', it was disproportionate and violated his human rights.

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