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A wholesale review of how family law in Scotland operates may be required, says a report published today by Holyrood’s Justice Committee. Following concerns raised about the effectiveness of some aspects of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006, the committee took evidence from academics, legal pract

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The Law Society of Scotland has called on the UK government to use the remaining stages of the Scotland Bill’s passage throughParliament to ensure the Sewel convention is fully incorporated into law. Holyrood yesterday passed the Scotland Bill, which will devolve new powers over tax and welfare to

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The Scottish Parliament Information Centre has published a briefing looking at stage 1 and 2 consideration of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill. The bill is a consolidation bill and as such makes no changes to the substantive law in this area.

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Brian Inkster Crofting experts are gathering in Edinburgh this week at their annual conference where attendees will call on the Scottish government for reform of the law,The Scotsman reports.

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The European Court of Justice has dismissed an action by The Body Shop to have a decision of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) to reject its application for registration of the trade mark “SPA WISDOM” annulled. In 2010, The Body Shop International, established in Littleh

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Scottish Legal News can reveal that the the Duke of Buccleuch’s proposed annual £10 charge, to be levied on walkers and joggers accessing his Dalkeith CountryPark at certain times from March 21, may be illegal.

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