Ancient Scottish Statutes

Ancient Scots Law lands a Catch-22

September 19, 2011

A 156-year old Scottish statute, the Burial Grounds (Scotland) Act 1855, has recently been used to block campaigners’ attempts to discover if British soldiers were buried in a secret mass grave, as the Sunday Express reports following Freedom of Information requests. Led by author John Steele and former Glasgow University organisation “Guard Archaeology”, the campaigners […]

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