News

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.


16 March 2011 - Interpretation of contract – news updates

We have created a news column on our contract law project page which displays new items of relevance to our project... Read more...


25 February 2011 - Annual Report 2010

In our Annual Report, published today, we outline progress on our law reform projects and give details of our publications during 2010. The report also lists the discussion papers and reports we plan to publish in 2011. Read more...


23 February 2011 - Interpretation of contract

The law’s approach to interpretation of contracts is not always clear and consistent. Our proposals would lead to a clear and up-to-date law in line with developments in other parts of the world. Read more...


28 January 2011 - Legal Assistants

Applications have now closed for a small number of law graduates for fixed-term appointments of one year, to work as legal assistants on our current and planned law reform projects Read more...


14 January 2011 - Appointment of Commissioner

The Scottish Ministers invite applications for the position of Commissioner to the Scottish Law Commission. Read more...


22 December 2010 - Judicial Factors

We are reviewing the law of Judicial Factors (which is contained mainly in 19th century legislation) and have today published a Discussion Paper (DP 146) inviting views on updating the way in which this function is carried out. Read more...