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


5 May 2016 - Insurance law reforms implemented

The Enterprise Act 2016 implements our joint recommendations on damages for late payment of insurance claims. Read more...


19 April 2016 - Insurable interest

For a working draft of a Bill on Insurable Interest, please see “Latest news” on our insurance contract law project page. Read more...


17 March 2016 - Defamation law: time for change?

The Scottish Law Commission publishes a discussion paper on defamation law. Read more...


10 March 2016 - David Johnston QC, Commissioner: Fellow of the RSE

The Scottish Law Commission is delighted at the election of Commissioner David Johnston QC as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Read more...


22 February 2016 - Time-limits for raising claims in court

The Scottish Law Commission publishes a Discussion Paper on Prescription. Read more...


19 February 2016 - Annual Report 2015

Our Annual Report 2015 is published today. Read more...


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