4. See the consultation paper for a summary of the arguments for and against a new power.
6. Note that these figures exclude reports of consultation activities.
7. Although no systematic classification of respondents was carried out based on age, some respondents were nevertheless identifiable as children or young people (see Chapter 2, paragraphs 2.9 to 2.11).
8. In one case the group had provided a Yes / No answer but did not added any additional comment.
9. See Police Scotland's Management Information: National Stop and Search Database: Quarterly Report, April 2015 onwards ( http://www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/police-scotland/stop-and-search/stop-and-search-data-publication/).
10. Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Research/by-topic/health-community-care/social-research/SALSUS.
11. GIRFEC - Getting it Right for Every Child - is the Scottish Government's framework for all policy dealing children and young people - the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 puts GIRFEC on a statutory footing.
12. Scotland's alcohol strategy is a whole population approach to tackling alcohol misuse incorporating both legislative and policy measures. The strategy comprises Changing Scotland's Relationship with Alcohol: A Framework for Action ( http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/262905/0078610.pdf), Licensing (Scotland) Act (2005), Alcohol etc. (Scotland) Act (2010) and the Alcohol Minimum Pricing (Scotland) Act 2012 (still to be implemented).