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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-04786: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 17 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many people in Scotland have been (a) prosecuted and (b) convicted each year under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 30 November 2016

Source: Scottish Government Criminal Proceedings Database

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

COMPUTER MISUSE ACT 1990 SECTION 3

1

-

-

1

1

-

1

-

COMPUTER MISUSE ACT 1990 SECTION 1

1

1

2

-

1

-

-

-

All

2

1

2

1

2

-

1

-

1. Where main offence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

People convicted under Computer Misuse Act 1990¹, 2010-11 to 2014-15

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Scottish Government Criminal Proceedings Database

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

COMPUTER MISUSE ACT 1990 SECTION 3

1

-

-

1

1

-

1

-

COMPUTER MISUSE ACT 1990 SECTION 1

1

1

2

-

1

-

-

-

All

2

1

2

1

2

-

1

-

1. Where main offence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

People prosecuted under Computer Misuse Act 1990¹, 2007-08 to 2014-15

 

 

 

 

 

 

The number of people prosecuted and convicted in Scotland under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 is shown in the following table