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Below is an archive of recent Commission news. You can also register to receive updates of future news items.

For a full record of news releases published since 2000, see the News Releases page.

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15 January 2015 - Electronic Communications Code

We are pleased to draw attention to the UK Government’s decision to implement substantially the Report of the Law Commission for England and Wales on the Electronic Communications Code. Read more...


23 December 2014 - New Commissioners

Lord Pentland, Chairman of the Scottish Law Commission, is delighted to welcome the appointment of two Commissioners. Read more...


17 December 2014 - Compulsory purchase

The Scottish Law Commission publishes its Discussion Paper on Compulsory Purchase. Read more...


9 December 2014 - Electoral law

The Scottish Law Commission publishes a joint Consultation Paper on Electoral Law. For further details, Read more...


27 November 2014 - Scottish Ministers' Programme for Government 2014-15

The Scottish Law Commission welcomes the announcement by the First Minister that the Scottish Government intends to introduce a Bill on aspects of succession law, and also to consult in the coming year on further legislation radically to overhaul the current law of succession. See the news release. Read more...


18 November 2014 - Green light for counterpart execution and electronic delivery of documents

The Stage 1 Report on the Legal Writings Bill was published on Friday of last week by the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee of the Scottish Parliament. Read more...

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