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


4 February 2016 - A single legal framework for UK elections

The Scottish Law Commission publishes a joint interim report on electoral law. Read more...


29 January 2016 - Legal Assistant posts at the Commission

We are currently seeking a small number of law graduates for fixed-term appointments of one year, to work as legal assistants on our law reform projects. Read more...


29 January 2016 - Scottish Parliament passes Succession Bill

We are delighted that the Succession (Scotland) Bill has been passed by the Scottish Parliament. Read more...


14 January 2016 - Watch the Chairman speak about the SLC

Video: Lord Pentland discusses the role of the Scottish law Commission in a short video Read more...


12 January 2016 - Third party rights draft Bill consultation

Today begins a short consultation by the Scottish Law Commission on the draft third party rights bill. Read more...


6 January 2016 - 31 December 2015 - SG publishes consultation on adults with incapacity

We are pleased to note publication by the Scottish Government of a consultation paper on our Report on Adults with Incapacity: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/12/8931/1 Read more...


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