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


19 June 2015 - Succession (Scotland) Bill introduced

On Tuesday 16 June 2015 the Scottish Government introduced the Succession (Scotland) Bill into the Scottish Parliament. Read more...


15 June 2015 - The Commission's 50th anniversary

The Cabinet Secretary for Justice visited the Scottish Law Commission today, on its 50th anniversary. Read more...


12 June 2015 - Coming into force of Counterpart Execution legislation

On 1 July 2015 the Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Act 2015 will come fully into force. Read more...


3 June 2015 - Twentieth Report on Statute Law Repeals

The repeal of over 200 Acts to clean up the statute book is recommended in a report published today. Read more...


29 May 2015 - Law reform - What are we up to?

We have today issued our Spring 2015 e-Bulletin. Read more...


15 May 2015 - Seminar on aspects of the law of prescription: Latent damage - 25 June 2015

We are holding a seminar on the first aspect of prescription which we are looking at – the starting date for prescription of obligations to pay damages. Read more...


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