Summary table of all Reports

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YearScot Law Com Number
Title
1965 1 First Programme of Law Reform
1966 2 First Programme of Consolidation and Statute Law Revision
1967 3 First Annual Report 1965-66
  4 Proposal for Reform of the Law of Evidence Relating to Corroboration
  5 Reform of the Law Relating to Legitimation per subsequens matrimonium
  6 Divorce: the Grounds Considered
  6A* Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Shellfish Fisheries and Shellfish (LC 11A)
  7 Second Annual Report 1966-67
1968 8 Second Programme of Law Reform
  9 Third Annual Report 1967-68
1969 10* Trustee Savings Banks Bill: Report on the Consolidation of the Trustees Savings Banks Acts 1954 to 1968 (LC 18A)
  11* The Interpretation of Statutes (LC 21)
  12* Exemption Clauses in Contracts. First Report: Amendments to the Sale of Goods Act 1893 (LC 24)
  13 Fourth Annual Report 1968-69
YearPublication NumberTitle
1970 14 Report on the Companies (Floating Charges) (Scotland) Act 1961
  15 Reform of the Law relating to Prescriptions and Limitation of Actions
  16* Hague Convention on Recognition of Divorces and Legal Separations (LC 34)
  17 Fifth Annual Report 1969-70
  18 Coinage Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Coinage (LC 38)
  19* Vehicles (Excise) Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Excise Duties on Mechanically Propelled Vehicles, and to the Licensing and Registration of such Vehicles (LC 39)
1971 20* National Savings Bank Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Enactments relating to the National Savings Bank (LC 41)
  21* Taxation of Income and Gains derived from Land (LC 43)
  22* Road Traffic Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Road Traffic  (LC 46)
  23 Sixth Annual Report 1970-71
1972 24 Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Town and Country Planning in Scotland (Cmnd 4949)
  25 Family Law: Report on Jurisdiction in Consistorial Causes affecting Matrimonial Status
  26 Statute Law Revision. Fourth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 49)
1973 27 Second Programme of Consolidation and Statute Law Revision
  28 Seventh Annual Report 1971-72
  29 Third Programme of Law Reform
  30 Liability for Antenatal Injury (Cmnd 5731)
  31 Report on the Law Relating to Damages for Injuries Causing Death
  32 Statute Law Revision. Fifth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 57)
1974 33 Eighth Annual Report 1972-73
  34 Report on Presumption of Death
  35* Friendly Societies Bill: Report on the Consolidation of the Friendly Societies Acts 1896 to 1971 and certain other enactments relating to the Societies to which those Acts apply (LC 59)
  36* Statute Law Revision. Sixth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 63)
1975 37 Ninth Annual Report 1973-74
  38* Supply Powers Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Enactments relating to Supply Powers (LC 66)
  39* Exemption Clauses: Second Report (LC69)
  40* Statute Law Revision: Sixth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 70)
1976 41 Tenth Annual Report 1974-75
  42 Family Law: Report on Liability for Adultery and Enticement of a Spouse
1977 43 Eleventh Annual Report 1975-76
  44* Statute Law Revision: Eighth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 80)
  45* Liability for Defective Products (LC 82)
1978 46 Third Programme of Consolidation and Statute Law Revision
  47 Twelfth Annual Report 1976-77
  48* Statute Law Revision. Ninth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 87)
  49 Electricity (Scotland Bill): Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Electricity in Scotland (Cmnd 7178)
  50 Adoption (Scotland) Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Adoption in Scotland (Cmnd 7187)
  51 Damages for Personal Injuries: Report on (1) Admissibility of Claims for Services (2) Admissible Deductions
  52 Report on the Married Women's Policies of Assurance (Scotland) Act 1880 (Cmnd 7245)
  53* Interpretation Bill: Report on Interpretation Act 1889 and Certain other Enactments relating to the Construction and Operation of Acts of Parliament and other Instruments (LC 90)
  54* Customs and Excise Management Bill: Report on the Consolidation of the Enactments relating to the Collection and Management of the Revenues of Customs and Excise (LC 93)
1979 55 Thirteenth Annual Report 1977-78
  56 Fourteenth Annual Report 1978-79
YearPublication NumberTitle
1980 57 Report on Lost and Abandoned Property
  58 Education (Scotland) Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Education in Scotland (Cmnd 7688)
  59 Report on Powers of Judicial Factors (Cmnd 7904)
  60 Report on Occupancy Rights in the Matrimonial Home and Domestic Violence
  61 Fifteenth Annual report 1979-80
  62* Judicial Pensions Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Pensions and other Benefits payable in respect of Service in Judicial Office (LC 105)
  63* Statute Law Revision:Tenth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 106)
1981 64 Report on Section 5 of the Damages (Scotland) Act 1976
  65* Trustee Savings Banks Bill: Report on the Consolidation of the Trustee Savings Banks Acts 1969 to 1978 (LC 108)
  66* Private International Law: Council of Europe Conventions on Foreign Money Liabilities (1967) and on the Place of Payment of Money Liabilities (1972) (LC 109)
  67 Family Law: Report on Aliment and Financial Provision [download warning: large file (18.5MB)]
  68 °Report on Bankruptcy and Related Aspects of Insolvency and Liquidation: part 1, ch 1-11; part 2, ch12-24, appendices 1-5; part 3 draft Bill
  69 Report on the Law of Incest in Scotland (Cmnd 8422)
  70 Sixteenth Annual Report 1980-1981
1982 71 Fourth Programme of Consolidation and Statute Law Revision
  72 Family Law: Report on Financial Provision after Foreign Divorce
  73 Seventeenth Annual Report 1981-82
1983 74 Prescription and the Limitation of Actions: Report on Personal Injuries Actions and Private International Law Questions
  75 Irritancies in Leases (Cmnd 8760)
  76 Family Law: Report on Outdated Rules in the Law of Husband and Wife
  77* Medical Bill: Report on the consolidation of the Medical Acts 1956 to 1978 and certain related provisions (LC 120)
  78 Evidence: Report on Evidence in Cases of Rape and Other Sexual Offences
  79 Obligations: Report on Rectification of Contractual and Other Documents
  80 The Mental Element in Crime
  81 Eighteenth Annual Report 1982-83
1984 82 Family Law: Report on Illegitimacy
  83* Amendment of the Companies Acts 1948-1983 (LC 126)
  84* Dentists Bill: Report on the Consolidation of the Dentists Acts 1957-1983 (LC 129)
  85* Road Traffic Regulation Bill: Report on the Consolidation of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967 and certain related enactments (LC 133)
  86 Family Law: Report on Matrimonial Property
  87* Further Amendments of the Companies Acts 1948-1983 (LC 136)
  88* Private International Law: Recognition of Foreign Nullity Decrees and related Matters (LC 137)
  89 Nineteenth Annual Report 1983-84
  90 Breach of Confidence
1985 91* Family Law. Custody of Children: Jurisdiction and Enforcement within the United Kingdom (LC 138)
  92 Obligations: Report on Negligent Misrepresentation
  93 Criminal Law: Art and Part Guilt of Statutory Offences
  94* Report on the Consolidation of the Housing Acts: Housing Bill, Housing Associations Bill, Landlord and Tenant Bill (LC 144)
  95 °Report on Diligence and Debtor Protection. Volume 1: ch 1-4; ch 5-6; ch 7-9 + appendices. Volume 2: Draft Bill part 1; part 2  [warning: large download files]
  96* Private International Law. Polygamous Marriage: Capacity to Contract a Polygamous Marriage and Related Issues (LC 146)
  97 Obligations: Report on Civil Liability in relation to Animals
  98 Twentieth Annual Report 1984-85
  99* Statute Law Revision. Twelfth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 150)
1986 100 Evidence: Report on Corroboration, Hearsay and Related Matters in Civil Proceedings
  101 Twenty-First Annual Report 1985-86
1987 102 Child Abduction
  103 Housing (Scotland) Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Scotland
  104* Sale and Supply of Goods (LC 160)
  105* Private international Law: Choice of Law Rules in Marriage (LC 165)
  106 Report on Computer Crime
  107* Private International Law: the Law of Domicile (LC 168)
  108 Report on the Scottish Term and Quarter Days
  109 Twenty-Second Annual Report 1986-87
  110 Report on the Legal Capacity and Responsibility of Minors and Pupils
1988 111 Court of Session Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments, and the Repeal of other enactments relating to the Court of Session
  112 Report on Requirements of Writing  (15mb)
  113* Road Traffic Bill, Road Traffic Offenders Bill, Road Traffic (Consequential Provisions) Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Road Traffic (LC 171)
  114 Twenty-Third Annual Report 1987-88
  115 Report on Civil Liability: Contribution
1989 116 Report on Reform of the Ground for Divorce   [HTML version]
  117* Statute Law Revision. Thirteenth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 179)
  118 Report on Recovery of Possession of Heritable Property
  119* Extradition Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Legislation relating to Extradition (LC 182)
  120 Evidence: Blood Group Tests, DNA Tests and Related Matters
  121* Opticians Bill - Report on the Consolidation of Legislation relating to Opticians (LC 183)
  122 Report on Prescription and Limitation of Actions (Latent Damage and Other Related Issues)
  123 Twenty-Fourth Annual Report 1988-89
YearPublication NumberTitle
1990 124 Report on Succession
  125 Report on the Evidence of Children and other Potentially Vulnerable Witnesses
  126 Fourth Programme of Law Reform
  127 Report on the Passing of Risk in Contracts for the Sale of Heritable Property
  128 Twenty-Fifth Annual Report 1989-90
  129* Private International Law: Choice of Law in Tort and Delict (LC 193)
1991 130* Rights of Suit in Respect of Carriage of Goods by Sea (LC 196)
  131 Twenty-Sixth Annual Report 1990-91
  132* Social Security Contributions and Benefits Bill, Social Security (Consequential Provision) Bill: Report on the Consolidation of the Legislation relating to Social Security (LC 203)
1992 133 Report on Statutory Fees for Arrestees
  134 Report on The Effect of Death on Damages
  135 Report on Family Law (18.5mb)
  136 Report on Evidence: Protection of Family Mediation
  137 Evidence: Report on Documentary Evidence and Proof of Undisputed Facts in Criminal Proceedings
  138* Clean Air Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Clean Air (LC 209)
  139 Twenty-Seventh Annual Report 1991-92
1993 140* Statute Law Revision. Fourteenth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 211)
  141 Crofters (Scotland) Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Crofting
  142* Pension Schemes Bill: Report on the Consolidation of the Legislation relating to Pension Schemes (LC 212)
  143* Health Service Commissioners Bill: Report on the Consolidation of the Legislation relating to the Health Service Commissioners (LC 213)
  144 Report on Formation of Contract: Scottish Law and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
  145* Sale of Goods Forming Part of a Bulk (LC 215)
  146 Twenty-Eighth Annual Report 1992-93
1994 147 Report on Confiscation and Forfeiture (2 vols) Vol 1, Vol 2
  148 Twenty-Ninth Annual Report 1993-94
1995 149 Evidence: Report on Hearsay Evidence in Criminal Proceedings
  150* Statute Law Revision. Fifteenth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 233)
  151 Report on Incapable Adults (part 1; part 2)
1996 152 Report on Three Bad Rules in Contract Law
  153 Thirtieth Annual Report 1994-95
  154 Multi-Party Actions
  155* Statute Law Revision: Report on the Chronological Table of Local Legislation (LC 241)
  156 Thirty-First Annual Report 1995-96
  157 Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Bill; Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas (Scotland) Bill; Planning (Consequential Provisions) (Scotland) Bill
1997 158 Report on Vulnerable Adults
  159 Fifth Programme of Law Reform
  160 Report on Interpretation
  161 Thirty-Second Annual Report 1996-97
1998 162 Report on the Law of the Tenement
  163 Report on Boundary Walls
  164 Diligence on the Dependence and Admiralty Arrestments
  165 Report on Leasehold Casualties
  166* Statute Law Revision: Sixteenth Report (LC 252)
  167 Thirty-Third Annual Report 1997-98
1999 168 Report on Abolition of the Feudal System
  169 Unjustified Enrichment, Error of Law and Public Authority Receipts and Disbursements
  170* Statute Law Revision: Report on the Chronological Table of Private and Personal Acts (LC 256)
  171 Report on Penalty Clauses
  172* Trustees' Powers and Duties (LC 260)
  173* Company Directors: Regulating Conflicts of Interests and Formulating a Statement of Duties (LC 261)
  174 Report on Remedies for Breach of Contract
YearPublication NumberTitle
2000 175* Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Bill (LC 264)
  176 Sixth Programme of Law Reform
  177 Report on Poinding and Warrant Sale
  178 Report on Jurisdictions under the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Acts
  179 Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1998-99
  180* Damages under the Human Rights Act 1998 (LC 266)
  181 Report on Real Burdens
  182 Thirty-Fifth Annual Report 2000
2001 183 Report on Diligence
  184* Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930 (LC 272)
2002 185 Report on Age of Criminal Responsibility
  186 Thirty-Sixth Annual Report 2001
  187 Report on Title to Sue for Non-Patrimonial Loss
  188 Consolidation of Certain Enactments relating to Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries in Scotland
2003 189 Thirty-Seventh Annual Report 2002
  190 Report on Law of the Foreshore and Seabed
  191 Report on Irritancy in Leases of Land
  192* Partnership Law (LC 283)
  193* Statute Law Revision: Seventeenth Report (LC 285)
2004 194 Annual Report 2003
  195 Report on Insanity and Diminished Responsibility
  196 Report on Damages for Psychiatric Injury
  197 Report on Registration of Rights in Security by Companies
2005 198 Seventh Programme of Law Reform
  199* Unfair Terms in Contracts (LC 292)
  200 Annual Report 2004
2006 201 Annual Report 2005
  202* Parliamentary Costs Bill: Report on the Consolidation of Legislation relating to Parliamentary Costs (LC 298)
  203 Report on Interest on Debt and Damages
  204 Report on Conversion of Long Leases
2007 205 Annual Report 2006
  206 Report on Variation and Termination of Trusts
  207 Report on Personal Injury Actions: Limitation and Prescribed Claims
  208 Report on Sharp v Thomson
  209 Report on Rape and Other Sexual Offences
2008 210* Statute Law Repeals: Eighteenth Report (LC 308)
  211 Annual Report 2007
  212 Report on Crown Appeals
  213 Report on Damages for Wrongful Death
2009 214 Annual Report 2008
  215 Report on Succession
  216* Consumer Remedies for Faulty Goods
  217 Unincorporated Associations
  218 Double Jeopardy
  219* Consumer Insurance Law: Pre-contract Disclosure and Misrepresentation (LC 319)
YearPublication NumberTitle
2010 220 Eighth Programme of Law Reform
  221 Annual Report 2009
  222 Land Registration: vol 1 ; vol 2
2011 223 Annual Report 2010
  224 Criminal Liability of Partnerships
2012 225 Annual Report 2011
  226* Consumer Redress for Misleading and Aggressive Practices (LC 332)
  227* Statute Law Repeals: Nineteenth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 333)
  228 Prescription and Title to Moveable Property
  229 Similar Fact Evidence and the Moorov Doctrine
2013 230 Annual Report 2012 
  231 Review of Contract Law - Report on Formation of Contract: Execution in Counterpart
  232  Report on the Consolidation of Bankruptcy Legislation in Scotland
  233  Report on Judicial Factors
  234* Report on Level Crossings 
  235* Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Bill: Report on the consolidation of legislation relating to Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies
 2014 236  Annual Report 2013
  237 Report on Regulation of Healthcare Professionals
  238*  Report on Insurance Contract Law: Business Disclosure; Warranties; Insurers' Remedies for Fraudulent Claims; and Late Payment
  239 Report on Trust Law
  240 Report on Adults with Incapacity
2015 241 Annual Report 2014
  242 Ninth Programme of Law Reform
243* Statute Law Repeals: Twentieth Report: Draft Statute Law (Repeals) Bill (LC 357)
2016 244 Annual Report 2015
245 Review of Contract Law: Report on Third Party Rights
2017 246 Annual Report 2016
247 Report on Prescription
248 Report on Defamation
249 Report on Moveable Transactions: Volume 1; Volume 2; Volume 3
2018 250 Tenth Programme of Law Reform
251 Annual Report 2017
252 Report on Review of Contract Law: Formation, Interpretation, Remedies for Breach, and Penalty Clauses