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NCJ Number: 82858 Find in a Library
Title: Scottish Law Commission - Sixteenth Annual Report, 1980-1981
Corporate Author: Scottish Law Cmssn
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 37
Sponsoring Agency: Her Majesty's Stationery Office
Norwich, NR3 1GN,
Scottish Law Cmssn
Edinburgh, EHP 1PR, Scotland
Sale Source: Her Majesty's Stationery Office
PO Box 29
Norwich, NR3 1GN,
United Kingdom
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: Following a description of the personnel and staff of the Commission, this report reviews progress on various law reform projects, consultation activities, and miscellaneous activities.
Abstract: The law reform projects reviewed cover the topics of bankruptcy, criminal law, damages from personal injuries and death, diligence, evidence, family law, corporeal moveables, the prescription and limitation of actions, private international law, succession, and statute law. Other matters considered include breach of confidence, irritancies in leases, the Married Women's Policies of Assurance Act of 1880, powers of attorney, judicial factors, agricultural holdings, and actions of ejection and removings. Consultation activities are discussed with reference to other law reform organizations and professions as well as seminars. The appendixes include a list of the membership of working parties; titles of the Commission's published and unpublished reports, papers, and memoranda; and the titles of statutory provisions relating to the Commission's proposals as of September 15, 1981.
Index Term(s): Commission reports; Law reform; Scotland
Note: Scottish Law Commission number 70
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