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Lord Prosser The Faculty of Advocates paid tribute to William David Prosser, Lord Prosser, former dean of Faculty and a senator of the College of Justice who has died aged 80.

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An environmental group which challenged a Scottish local authority’s decision to grant planning permission for a new secondary school to be built in the Fife countryside has had a petition for judicial review dismissed. A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the council’s decision was “law

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The number of people granting power of attorney (POA) to a friend or relative has increased following a campaign to raise awareness of the facility. The number of people who have registered a POA with the Office of the Public Guardian has gone up by about a third – 34 per cent – over the last 12

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The licensing of air weapons has today come a step closer following the publication of the Scottish parliament’s local government and regenerationcommittee’s stage one report on the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill. Whilst supporting plans to license air weapons, the committee is callin

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A bill intended to strengthen the fatal accident inquiry (FAI) process in Scotland has been published today. The Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Bill will set out practical measures for a system which is "effective, efficient and fair" said the Scottish government.

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A settlement has been reached between over 4,000 female council workers and a local authority in an equal pay dispute. North Lanarkshire Council, Fox and Partners,Action 4 Equality (Scotland) Ltd and Unison have settled a second wave equal pay case against the council who owe the claimants backdated

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Darina Kerr (pictured) discusses impending changes to the operation of judicial review in Scotland. Major changes to the operation of judicial review in Scotland are on the horizon. These changes have important implications for developers and funders. They will bring the procedure closer to that in

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