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Welcome to the Scottish Law Commission

The Commission's task is law reform: to recommend ways of simplifying, updating and improving the law of Scotland.

We want to ensure that our recommendations, if implemented, will result in law which is just, principled, responsive and easy to understand. It is therefore critical for us to engage in a thorough and open process of consultation and we welcome the views of as many people as possible in response to our specific consultations.

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CALRAs Conference on Law Reform

Edinburgh, 11-12 April 2015

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Ninth Programme of Law Reform consultation now open >

We publish today our Report on Trust Law.

26 August 2014

The Scottish Law Commission welcomes the decision by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice Read more...

5 August 2014

Coinciding with the day of publication of the Commissions’ joint Report on Insurance Contract Law Read more...

17 July 2014
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