Investigating the abuse of children in care in Scotland
The Inquiry will report the outcome of its investigations to Scottish Ministers and make recommendations including as to any changes to practices, policies and/or the law that it considers are required for the protection of children in the future.
During Phase 2 the Inquiry will continue to examine evidence it has ingathered, researched and analysed relating to residential child care establishments run by Catholic Orders. This phase will resume with a case study about residential child care establishments run by the Sisters of Nazareth. Hearings are expected to begin on 24 April 2018 and continue into early Summer.