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


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...


22 December 2015 - Lord Pentland speaks about the past year

In a video published today, Lord Pentland looks back at the Commission’s Golden Anniversary in 2015. Read more...


24 November 2015 - The Scottish Law Commission at 50: Scottish Public Law Group event

The Scottish Public Law Group held an event on 19 November at the Laigh Hall, Edinburgh. Read more...


19 November 2015 - Secretary of State for Scotland visits the Commission

The Secretary of State for Scotland, David Mundell MP, visited the Commission Read more...


18 November 2015 - Review of Defamation Law

The Chairman of the Scottish Law Commission, Lord Pentland, today welcomed the interest and support for the Commission’s current project on reform of defamation law expressed by 115 signatories to a letter published in the Herald newspaper. Read more...


2 November 2015 - Scottish Public Law Group Seminar: The Scottish Law Commission at 50: Law reform in the 21st Century.

The Scottish Public Law Group are hosting an evening seminar on Thursday, 19 November: 5:30 for 6pm, at the Laigh Hall, Edinburgh. Read more...