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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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Ninth Programme of Law Reform consultation now open >

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

17 July 2014

An interview with Lord Pentland, Chairman of the Scottish Law Commission, in the Law Society of Scotland's Journal Online. Read more...

8 July 2014

The moveable transactions project team were recently asked to contribute to twin conferences titled ‘Secured Transaction Reform in Other Jurisdictions’ which were held in both… Read more...

1 July 2014
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