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Below is an archive of 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.


14 June 2016 - MBE Award for Joan Melville

The Scottish Law Commission are delighted at the award of an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, Read more...


26 May 2016 - Law reform - What are we up to?

We have today issued our Spring e-Bulletin. Read more...


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...


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