1. Equality Act 2010 and the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012.
2. Introduced on 5 April 2011.
3. The protected characteristics include: age, civil partnership & marriage, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation.
4. Equality Outcomes Report (2013-2017), published 30 April 2013. 26 different groups and organisations were consulted and the COPFS Equality Advisory Group (EAG) provided input.
5. Published in February 2015.
6. Equality Outcomes Report 2015.
7. Visioning Outcomes in Community Engagement (VOiCE) is a software package that facilitates planning, recording and evaluating community engagement activity.
8. COPFS information database containing legal and non-legal guidance.
9. Published in 2012 and 2013.
10. Arabic, Cantonese, Farsi, French, Punjabi, Kurdish Surani, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, Urdu, Scottish Gaelic.
11. Members include: Police, COPFS, Prison, Scottish Legal Aid Board, Law Society, Scottish Court Service, Fire, Justice, Scottish Children's Reporter and the Judicial Institute for Scotland.
12. Twitter is a real-time information network.
13. Subscribing to a website RSS removes the need for the user to manually check the website for new content. Instead, their browser constantly monitors the site and informs the user of any updates.
14. Members include the Scottish Police Service, Scottish Court Service, COPFS, Scottish Legal Aid Board and the Law Society of Scotland.
15. COPFS national contact service.
16. Held in March 2014.
17. March 2015.
18 Accessible on COPFS website.
19 Accessible on COPFS website.