Aileen Campbell pledged the Scottish Government will bring forward legislation after 82% of those who took part in a consultation backed the change.
'No Record' Of Scot In Hospital After Paris Attacks
The Foreign Office has said it has "no record'' of a Scottish man reported to be in hospital following the Paris terror attacks.
Ian Blackford, the SNP MP for Ross, Skye and Lochaber, had asked Home Secretary Theresa May during a statement in the House of Commons yesterday what support could be offered to family members after he received a report that one of his constituents Hamish ''Callum'' MacDonald had been injured.
Mrs May had responded by advising that consular support was available to families.
A Twitter account from a woman who said she was the man's relative contained posts saying he was aged 24 and from Fort William in the Highlands.
Updates on his condition were posted, explaining he was in hospital in an induced coma but the account has since been deleted.
The Foreign Office said it has is has no record of a British national by the name of Hamish Callum MacDonald being injured in Paris.
Police Scotland's nationwide campaign will work to reduce alcohol-related attacks, weapon use and anti-social behaviour.
Passengers reported long queues in the terminal building and pictures on social media showed the security hall in near darkness.
The charity has handled 2,500 counselling sessions in the last three years while centres in Glasgow and Aberdeen have dealt with 159 calls on the subject from children in the last year.
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