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.


10 October 2014 - Appointment of Scottish Law Commissioners

Scottish Ministers invited applications for appointment as a Scottish Law Commissioner. There is one full-time post, and one part-time post available. Applications are now closed. Read more...


1 October 2014 - Report on Adults with Incapacity

The Scottish Law Commission publishes a Report on deprivation of liberty in the context of adults with incapacity. Read more...


1 October 2014 - New consumer rights for victims of rogue traders

Regulations which come into force today implement the Commissions' recommendations. Read more...


14 March 2013 - Scottish Law Commission publishes Annual Report 2012.

"Our latest Annual Report details progress with law reform over the past year and looks ahead to 2013". Read more.... Read more...


25 June 2012 - Reforming the duty of disclosure in business insurance, and bringing warranty law up to date

In a joint consultation opening today, we are proposing new law to make clear what businesses must tell insurers when they buy insurance. Read more...


8 September 2011 - Implementation of SLC reports

We welcome the announcement that two outstanding Commission reports are to be taken forward in Government Bills... Read more...