It has been proposed that courts in Scotland should be open on Saturdays, primarily as a means of tackling alcohol-related crimes. Kenny MacAskill, chairing the Scottish Police Board, discussed the proposal at a recent consultation.
How Long Do I Have To Make A Damages Claim Under A Contract In Scotland?Mondaq News Alerts (registration)Contractual claims governed by Scots law are subject to the time limits found in the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 ("the Act"). In general terms (there are a few exceptions), under section 6 of the Act, if […]
Scottish Law Commission seeks views on areas in need of reformScottish Legal NewsThe Scottish Law Commission has launched a public consultation on the law reform work that it should carry out in the future. The commission is seeking views on which areas of Scots law are most in need of reform. Reform may be needed […]
Aberdeen Evening ExpressHow do you make a citizen's arrest?Aberdeen Evening ExpressThe law in Scotland is slightly different – there is no provision for citizen's arrest in Scots Law. However, there is a common law position that means using the minimum required force possible a member of the public can 'arrest' someone committing a ...and more »