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


21 December 2010 - Similar fact evidence and the Moorov Doctrine

We have published our Discussion Paper on Similar Fact Evidence and the Moorov Doctrine (DP 145) Read more...


9 December 2010 - Ownership of property

The Scottish Law Commission today publishes a Discussion Paper on Prescription and Title to Moveable Property (DP 144). This is about the way that the running of time affects title to things such as antiques and artwork. Read more...


1 November 2010 - Insurance contract law

We have published for consultation, jointly with the Law Commission, Issues Paper 9 - The Requirement for a Formal Marine Policy: Should Section 22 be Repealed? Read more...


21 October 2010 - Malawi link

The Scottish Law Commission has established links with the Law Commission in Malawi to facilitate co-operation and assistance between the Commissions in promoting law reform. Read more...


20 October 2010 - Misrepresentation and unfair commercial practices

We have published a paper summarising the initial feedback on this project received from stakeholders. Read more...


18 October 2010 - Autumn newsletter

Our latest newsletter keeps you up to date with progress on our law reform work and general activities. Read more...