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xi, 260 pages ; 25 cm.
The ownership of Scotland's foreshore has been a matter of a prolonged controversy. In the past, the debate centered on whether the shore was owned by the Crown or by adjacent proprietors and on how, and by whom, Crown-owned foreshore should be managed. Scotland's Foreshore tells the story of the battle that took place during the nineteenth century and into the early twentieth century between the Crown and private proprietors over the ownership of the foreshore. Drawing on his expert knowledge of law and its evolution, MacAskill provides new and valuable insights into the foreshore controversy and the contest between proprietors and the Crown and he discusses the important issues as to the management of the foreshore, issues that culminated in responsibility for the management of Scotland's Crown-owned foreshore being devolved to the Scottish Parliament at a time when the question of land ownership is central to Scottish political debate.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781474436915 20180917
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xvii, 278 pagaes ; 24 cm
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lxxiii, 543 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Real rights
  • Ownership
  • Acquisition by voluntary transfer : the general principles
  • Acquisition by voluntary transfer : the rules for the various types of property
  • Prescription
  • Land registration
  • Acquisition by involuntary transfer
  • Original acquisition
  • Co-ownership
  • Sexual property law
  • Possession
  • Servitudes
  • Real burdens
  • Landownership
  • Tenements and developments
  • Rivers, lochs and the sea
  • Neighbour law
  • Public access rights
  • Leases
  • Rights in security
  • Liferent
  • Trusts : what they are and how they are created
  • Trusts : their life in health and in sickness
  • Trusts : variation and termination
  • Succession : general issues
  • Legal rights
  • Testate succession
  • Intestate succession
  • Destinations
  • Execution of documents
  • Human rights.
This title provides full coverage of the property, trusts and succession parts of the LLB syllabus in Scotland in one convenient volume. The relevant rules of statute and common law are surveyed and frequent examples used, making this a highly practical and accessible text. Key contents include: Personal and real rights, and types of property; Ownership and how it is transferred; Land registration; Possession; Subordinate real rights, including servitudes, real burdens, leases and securities; Proper and improper liferents; Trusts: constitution, administration and termination; Testate succession; Intestate succession; Execution of documents; Human rights; Appendix on the feudal system. Whilst aimed primarily at undergraduates, this important title will also prove a useful source of reference to practitioners seeking an introduction to this area of law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781526500564 20180521
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4. Scottish legal history [2017 - ]

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volumes ; 25 cm
  • Volume 1. 1000-1707.
Discover how Scots law come into being, its use in dispute resolution in the medieval and early modern periods and how its authority developed over the centuries to the 1707 Union with England.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780748697397 20180409
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viii, 255 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction: Scottish lawyers in the Scottish enlightenment
  • An enlightened advocate's library
  • Two scholars : Areskine, Aikenhead, and their books
  • Scottish legal scholars abroad
  • A flourishing market for books
  • Advocates' books in early eighteenth-century Scotland
  • "Miscellaneous books" : Charles Areskine's polite learning
  • The Scottish gentleman's library
  • The fates of books : the Alva collections
  • Conclusion.
In Charles Areskine's Library, Karen Baston uses a detailed study of an eighteenth-century Scottish advocate's private book collection to explore key themes in the Scottish Enlightenment including secularisation, modernisation, internationalisation, and the development of legal literature in Scotland. By exploring a surviving manuscript dated 1731that lists a Scottish lawyer's library, Karen Baston demonstrates that the books Charles Areskine owned, used in practice, and read for pleasure embedded him in the intellectual culture that expanded in early eighteenth-century Scotland. Areskine and his fellow advocates emerged as scholarly and sociable gentlemen who led their nation. Lawyers were integral to and integrated with the Scottish society that allowed the Scottish Enlightenment to take root and flourish within Areskine's lifetime.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004315372 20170117
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xiii, 239 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction
  • 1560-1843 reformation to disruption
  • 1843-1929 disruption to union
  • The Church of Scotland today
  • Outside establishment
  • Education
  • Personal relationships : marriage, civil partnerships, divorce and children
  • Other interactions of religion and law
  • Conclusion.
The interaction of faith and the community is a fundamental of modern society. The first country to adopt Presbyterianism in its national church, Scotland adopted a system of church government, which is now in world-wide use. This book examines the development and current state of Scots law. Drawing on previous material as well as discussing current topical issues, this book makes some comparisons between Scotland and other legal and religious jurisdictions. The study first considers the Church of Scotland, its 'Disruption' and statutorily recognised reconstitution and then the position of other denominations before assessing the interaction of religion and law and the impact of Human Rights and various discrimination laws within this distinctive Presbyterian country. This unique book will be of interest to both students and lecturers in constitutional and civil law, as well as historians and ecclesiastics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781409450641 20160919
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lxi, 303 pages ; 22 cm.
Exploring the relationship between law and society, this classic edition of Common Law and Feudal Society brings a key legal history text back to life in a popular new series. The close links between the Scots and English law in the Middle Ages have long been recognised. This text assesses the relevance of traditional approaches to Scottish legal history, setting the development of medieval law within the context of a society in which private lordship, exercised through courts and other less formal methods of dispute settlement, played a key role alongside royal justice. Based on extensive research, this book examines the brieves of novel dissasine, mortancestry and right, and legal remedies for the recovery of land, as well as aspects of the early history of the Scottish legal profession and the origins of the Court of Session.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781474407465 20160704
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268 pages ; 24 cm
  • The global development of the Westminster model
  • The Scottish context
  • The emergent Scottish constitutional tradition
  • 2002 draft I : parliament and the legislative power
  • 2002 draft II : head of state and the executive branch
  • 2002 draft III : judiciary, rights and substantive provisions
  • The SNP's constitutional policy 2002-14 : from liberal procedural constitutionalism to democratic populism?
Before the independence referendum in 2014, the First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond promised a written constitution for Scotland in the event of a 'Yes' vote. The UK is almost unique in having never adopted a written constitution or other fundamental law. Why did this commitment arise in Scotland?
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780748697595 20170418
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x, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction / Tom Mullen
  • The independence referendum in historical and political context / Colin Kidd and Malcolm Petrie
  • The Scottish independence referendum : a model of good practice in direct democracy? / Stephen Tierney
  • The referendum campaign / James Mitchell
  • The constitutional case for independence / Aileen McHarg
  • Making the case for union : exactly why are we better together? / Jim Gallagher
  • Economics and national autonomy / Andrew Scott
  • Scotland, secession, and the European Union / Sionaidh Douglas-Scott
  • International law, the independence debate, and the political settlement in the UK / Christine Bell
  • A constitution in flux : the dynamics of constitutional change after the referendum / Nicola McEwen
  • The territorial constitution and the future of Scotland / Neil Walker
  • The referendum debate, the democratic deficit, and the governance of Scotland / Alan Page
  • Devolutionary federalism within a Westminster-derived context / Nicholas Aroney
  • The technical Jekyll and the political Hyde : the constitutional law and politics of Scotland's independence "neverendum" / Andrew Tickell.
The September 2014 Scottish independence referendum was an event of profound constitutional and political significance, not only for Scotland, but for the UK as a whole. Although Scottish voters chose to remain in the UK, the experience of the referendum and the subsequent political reaction to the 'No' vote that triggered significant reforms to the devolution settlement have fundamentally altered Scotland's position within the Union. The extraordinary success of the Scottish National Party at the 2015 General Election also indicates that the territorial dimension to UK constitutional politics is more prominent than ever, destabilising key assumptions about the location and exercise of constitutional authority within the UK. The political and constitutional implications of the referendum are still unfolding, and it is by no means certain that the Union will survive. Providing a systematic and academic analysis of the referendum and its aftermath, this interdisciplinary edited collection brings together public lawyers, political scientists, economists, and historians in an effort to look both backwards to, and forwards from, the referendum. The chapters evaluate the historical events leading up to the referendum, the referendum process, and the key issues arising from the referendum debate. They also explore the implications of the referendum both for the future governance of Scotland and for the UK's territorial constitution, drawing on comparative experience in order to understand how the constitution may evolve, and how the independence debate may play out in future.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198755524 20170907
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xxxv, 334 pages ; 26 cm
  • The framework
  • The institutions of devolved government
  • Devolved competence
  • Beyond the Scottish government
  • The resources of government
  • Checks on government
  • Beyond the Scottish dimension.
Now in its tenth edition, MacGillivray on Insurance Law is the classic work, dealing with all insurance risks other than marine and taking account of key legislative developments and judicial decisions. Dating back to 1912, MacGillivray has earned a reputation for being definitive and reliable. New for the 10th edition is coverage of the new regulatory regime under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 as it affects insurance companies, Lloyd's underwriters and intermediaries. Additionally, every chapter has been revised to take account of case and statute law since the last edition in 1997. * A major work which is frequently cited in court * Authoritative: an essential purchase for practitioners in this field * Offers wide coverage of insurance law (except marine insurance) making it a useful practitioner's book * Includes coverage of Scottish law - often not covered by other texts * Up-to-date with major recent legislation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780414014565 20160618
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9 pages.
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xxviii, 460 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Lawyers, law professors, and localities : the universities of Aberdeen, 1680-1750
  • Rhetoric, language and Roman law : legal education and improvement in eighteenth-century Scotland
  • The influence of Smith's jurisprudence on legal education in Scotland
  • The first Edinburgh Chair in Law : Grotius and the Scottish enlightenment
  • The origins of the Glasgow Law School : the professors of civil law, 1714-1761
  • William Crosse, Regius Professor of Civil Law in the University of Glasgow, 1746-1749 : a failure of enlightened patronage
  • "Famous as a school for law as Edinburgh ... for medicine" : legal education in Glasgow, 1761-1801
  • John Millar, Ivan Andreyevich Tret'yakov, and Semyon Efimovich Desnitsky : a legal education in Scotland, 1761-1767
  • From "speculative" to "practical" legal education : the decline of the Glasgow Law School, 1801-1830
  • John Millar's lectures on Scots criminal law
  • Hamesucken and the major premiss in the libel 1672-1770 : criminal law in the Age of Enlightenment
  • Ethics and the science of legislation : legislators, philosophers, and courts in eighteenth-century Scotland
  • Stoicism, slavery, and law : Grotian jurisprudence and its reception
  • The noose hidden under flowers : marriage and law in Saint Ronan's well
  • A note on The bride of Lammermoor : why Scott did not mention the Dalrymple legend until 1830.
The second volume in a collection of the most influential essays on legal history from the career of John W Cairns. Enlightenment, Legal Education and Critique deals with broad themes in Legal History, such as the development of Scots Law through the major legal thinkers of the Enlightenment, essays on Roman law and miscellaneous essays on the literary and philosophical traditions within law. Both volumes collect together and reprint a selection of some of the many articles and essays published by Professor John W Cairns over a distinguished career in Legal History. It is a mark of his international eminence that much of his prolific output has been published outside of the UK, in a wide variety of journals and collections. The consequence is that some of his most valuable writing has appeared in sources which are difficult to locate. First volumes to collect in one place the legal thinking of John W Cairns; Volumes 11 and 12 of the respected Edinburgh Studies in Law series and key essays on Scots law, Roman law and the Enlightenment.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780748682133 20160619
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cxxxvii, 736 pages ; 24 cm
  • Nature of the subject
  • History
  • Operation of foreign law : theories of inclusion and rules of exclusion
  • Operation of foreign law : theories of inclusion and rules of exclusion
  • Method
  • Renvoi
  • Domicile and other personal law connecting factors
  • Jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters
  • Evidence and procedure
  • Enforcement of foreign decrees
  • Status and capacity
  • The law of marriage and other adult relationships
  • Matrimonial causes
  • Proprietary and financial consequences of marriage and other adult relationships
  • Conflict rules affecting children : status, parental rights and responsibilities, guardianship, abduction, adoption, and surrogacy
  • The law of contractual obligations
  • The law of non-contractual obligations
  • The law of property (including insolvency)
  • The law of succession.
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xiii, 447 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Acknowledgements ... vii List of Illustrations ... viii Abbreviations ... ix Glossary ... xi 1 Introduction ... 1 2 Lawyers and Legal Practice ... 31 3 Income ... 70 4 Management ... 110 5 Ethics and Etiquette ... 153 6 Pro Bono ... 186 7 Societies ... 225 8 Solidarity ... 260 9 Burghs ... 287 10 Procurators Fiscal ... 319 11 Notaries ... 360 12 Conclusion ... 390 Appendix ... 413 Select Bibliography ... 417 Name Index ... 427 Subject Index ... 438.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004294936 20160618
In Legal Practice in Eighteenth-Century Scotland John Finlay offers a comprehensive account of lawyers and their world in Enlightenment Scotland set within the wider European context.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004294936 20160618
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3 pages.
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xii, 366 pages ; 25 cm
  • Introduction
  • Aesthetics
  • Moral philosophy I : principles
  • Moral philosophy II : development
  • Political philosophy, anthropology and commerce
  • Legal history, legal science and comparative law
  • Property
  • Equity
  • Obligations and enforcement
  • Criminal law
  • Lord Kames' influence on some of the founders of the United States
  • A critical conclusion.
This book re-establishes the importance of the ideas and legal philosophy of Scottish jurist and philosopher Lord Kames. The Scottish jurist, judge, legal historian and philosopher Henry Home (1696-1782) took the title Lord Kames when he was elevated to the bench of the Scottish Court of Session in 1752. In the 18th century, his books were influential and widely read; the educated classes and representatives of the Enlightenment in England, France and in the German states were all familiar with his aesthetic and philosophical writings. Andreas Rahmatian explains Kames' conceptions of legal philosophy, including black letter law, legal science, legal theory, legal sociology and anthropology in its early stages, setting them in the context of the Scottish Enlightenment. He looks at how Kames came to be one of the forefathers of comparative law, sociology of law, legal psychology and 'legal science' in its proper meaning, as opposed to 'law'.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780748676736 20160618
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1 online resource (577 pages) : illustrations
  • Foreword by the Rt Hon Lord Hope of Craighead KT xiii Preface xv 1 Construction Contracts in General 1 1.1 Introduction 1 1.2 Definition of a construction contract 1 1.3 Parties involved in a construction project 5 1.4 Types of construction contract 15 1.5 The SBCC forms of building contract 23 1.6 The NEC3 forms of contract 25 1.7 Building Information Modelling (BIM) 27 1.8 Soft Landings 29 2 Procurement 32 2.1 Introduction 32 2.2 The EU public procurement regime and EU economic and legal principles 33 2.3 Beyond the EU 35 2.4 Conditions for application of the procurement rules 36 2.5 Who must comply with the Regulations? 36 2.6 Treatment of a proposed contract as a works contract, supply contract or a services contract 37 2.7 What are the relevant financial thresholds? 40 2.8 Is there an applicable exclusion? 41 2.9 Types of procurement procedure 42 2.10 The open procedure 42 2.11 The restricted procedure 43 2.12 The negotiated procedure with advertisement 46 2.13 The competitive dialogue procedure 49 2.14 Awarding the contract 53 2.15 The Alcatel mandatory standstill period 54 2.16 The use of framework agreements in public procurement 56 2.17 Remedies against contracting authorities (bidder grievances and complaints) 57 2.18 Awarding low-value contracts fairly 61 2.19 Forthcoming changes in the Procurement law landscape 62 3 Entering into a Construction Contract 64 3.1 Introduction 64 3.2 Essentials of written and oral contracts 64 3.3 Capacity to contract 71 3.4 Implied terms 73 3.5 Letters of intent 78 3.6 Incorporation of terms by reference to another document 80 3.7 Contract interpretation 83 3.8 Signing a building contract 84 4 Employers Obligations 87 4.1 Introduction 87 4.2 Possession of the site 88 4.3 Administration 92 4.4 Information and instructions 95 4.5 Variations 97 4.6 Other obligations 102 5 Contractors Obligations 103 5.1 Introduction 103 5.2 Completing the works 103 5.3 The quality of the work 118 5.4 Defective work 128 5.5 Progress of the works 131 5.6 Insurance and indemnity 138 5.7 The Joint Fire Code 139 5.8 Health and safety 140 6 Time 141 6.1 Introduction 141 6.2 Commencement of the works 141 6.3 Time of the essence 142 6.4 Progress of the works 142 6.5 Adjustment of the Completion Date and extension of time for completion 143 6.6 Partial possession, sectional completion and acceleration 152 6.7 Completion of the works 153 6.8 Damages for late completion 154 6.9 Liquidated damages 155 6.10 The SBC/DB 158 6.11 The NEC3 159 7 Certification 168 7.1 Introduction 168 7.2 Formal requirements of certificates 168 7.3 Interim certificates 171 7.4 Final certificates 176 7.5 Other certificates 180 7.6 Roles and duties of certifiers 183 8 Payment 188 8.1 Contractual payment 188 8.2 Adjustment of the contract price 206 8.3 Loss and expense 215 8.4 Quantum meruit 220 8.5 Quantum lucratus 222 8.6 Contractual retention 224 8.7 Project bank accounts (PBA) 227 9 Ending a Construction Contract 229 9.1 Introduction 229 9.2 Frustration and impossibility 229 9.3 Force majeure 232 9.4 Termination 233 9.5 Repudiation and rescission 242 9.6 Death and illness 243 9.7 Illegality 244 9.8 Insolvency 245 9.9 Prescription 248 10 Remedies 254 10.1 Introduction 254 10.2 Rescission 255 10.3 Specific implement 256 10.4 Damages for breach of contract 257 10.5 Finance charges 261 10.6 Interest 263 10.7 Interdict 267 10.8 Withholding payment 267 10.9 Suspending performance 269 10.10 Delictual claims 271 11 Sub-contractors and Suppliers 275 11.1 Introduction 275 11.2 SBCC Standard Sub-Contracts 275 11.3 NEC3 Standard Sub-Contracts 276 11.4 Nominated and domestic sub-contractors 276 11.5 Named and specialist Sub-Contractors 277 11.6 Direct payments to sub-contractors 279 11.7 Privity of contract 280 11.8 Relationship between main and sub-contracts 282 11.9 Restrictions on sub-contracting 283 11.10 Main contractor s discount 284 11.11 Suppliers 285 11.12 Retention of title clauses 285 11.13 Supply of goods by sub-contractors 287 11.14 Adequate mechanism for payment 288 12 Assignation, Delegation and Novation 290 12.1 Introduction 290 12.2 Common law 291 12.3 Effect of assignation upon claims 292 12.4 Delectus personae 294 12.5 Assignation under the SBC and the SBC/DB 294 12.6 Assignation under the NEC3 295 12.7 Delegation 295 12.8 Novation 296 13 Rights forThird Parties 300 13.1 General 300 13.2 Collateral warranties 300 13.3 Typical clauses 303 13.4 Effects of the 1996 Act on collateral warranties 310 13.5 Third party rights schedule 311 13.6 Assignation 313 14 Insurance 314 14.1 Insurance: General principles 314 14.2 Insurance under the SBC and the SBC/DB 318 14.3 Insurance under the NEC3 323 14.4 Professional indemnity insurance 325 14.5 Latent defects insurance 327 14.6 Project insurance 327 15 Litigation 329 15.1 Introduction 329 15.2 The litigation process 329 16 Adjudication 338 16.1 Introduction 338 16.2 The scope of Part II of the 1996 Act, as amended by the 2009 Act 338 16.3 The notice of adjudication 340 16.4 Appointment of the adjudicator 341 16.5 The referral notice 342 16.6 Conduct of the adjudication 342 16.7 The decision 347 16.8 Adjudicator s fees and costs/expenses of the parties 348 16.9 Liability of the adjudicator 351 16.10 Enforcement proceedings 351 16.11 Proceedings following adjudication 373 16.12 Human rights 373 16.13 Adjudication in PPP contracts 375 17 Arbitration 377 17.1 Introduction 377 17.2 The Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 380 18 Other Forms of Dispute Resolution 396 18.1 Mediation 396 18.2 Settlement agreements 408 18.3 Expert determination 414 18.4 Early neutral evaluation 418 18.5 Senior management review 419 18.6 Dispute boards 422 19 Tax 426 19.1 Value Added Tax (VAT) 426 19.2 The Construction Industry Scheme 433 20 Health and Safety 437 20.1 Introduction 437 20.2 Common law 437 20.3 Health and Safety atWork etc. Act 1974 438 20.4 The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 444 20.5 The SBC and the SBC/DB provisions 455 20.6 The NEC3 provisions 456 21 RegulatoryMatters: Competition in Construction 457 21.1 Competition law in the UK: Introduction 457 21.2 Competition law: Overview 457 21.3 Penalties 458 21.4 The Chapter I prohibition 459 21.5 The Roofing and English Construction cases 462 21.6 The cartel offence 464 21.7 Leniency 465 21.8 The Chapter II prohibition 466 21.9 Summary 467 22 RegulatoryMatters: The Bribery Act 2010 468 22.1 Compliance:The Bribery Act 2010 468 22.2 The Bribery Act 2010: The offences 469 22.3 The Bribery Act 2010: The defence 474 22.4 Facilitation payments 477 22.5 Consequences of offences under the Bribery Act 478 22.6 Prosecution under the Bribery Act 482 22.7 Construction industry risk profile 482 22.8 The SBC, the SBC/DB, the NEC3 and the Bribery Act 484 23 Guarantees and Bonds 486 23.1 Guarantees 486 23.2 Bonds 491 Tables of Cases 497 Table of Statutes 522 Table of Statutory Instruments 529 Table of References 538 Index 547.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118273456 20180530
Provides a guide to the general principles of Scottish law relevant to construction contracts and the main provisions of the standard forms of construction contract used in Scotland including: * the obligations of employers and contractors * certification * payment * ending a construction contract * remedies * subcontracts * collateral warranties * insurance * dispute resolution * regulatory matters The new edition has been substantially updated and expanded to take account of the latest editions of the Scottish Standard Building Contracts and recent case law. Specific updates have been driven by the following changes to legislation and standard contracts * Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 and the relative Scheme for Construction Contracts * Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 * Recognising the significant increase in use of NEC3 standard forms of contract, references to NEC3 provisions have been introduced throughout the relevant chapters so that each now covers the common law, the SBCC provisions and the NEC3 provisions. It also features new chapters on: litigation; competition; the Bribery Act 2010; and guarantees and bonds. From reviews of previous editions: * very approachable and readable I would particularly recommend this book to non-legal construction professionals Construction & Engineering Law * an informative textbook for the practitioner [a] significant contribution to knowledge Arbitration * a highly competent textbook which would be of value for industry professionals with no legal background Construction Law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118273456 20180530

18. Miscellany seven [2015]

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xvi, 435 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm.
  • The textual tradition of Stair's "Institutions", with reference to the title "Of liberty and servitude" / Adelyn L.M. Wilson
  • William Cranston, notary public c. 1395-1425, and some contemporaries / W.W. Scott
  • Another fifteenth-century case / Alan Borthwick and Hector MacQueen
  • Birlaw courts and birleymen / W. David H. Sellar
  • Four models of union / J.D. Ford
  • The trial of Captain Green / Sheriff J. Irvine Smith
  • Scots lawyers, England, and the Union of 1707 / John Finlay
  • The maritime rights of the magistrates of Rothesay / Ian Maclagan
  • Reshaping private law in Victorian Britain : the view from Westminster / Michael Lobban
  • Letters from Inveraray : the eighth Duke of Argyll's correspondence with the first Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, with particular reference to Gladstone's Irish land acts / N.M. Dawson
  • Law at the edge : legal encounters on a maritime periphery / W.N. Osborough
  • Life on the Law Lords' corridor : the last forty years / David Hope
  • The Stair Society - constitution; publications.
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xxxvii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Trusts
  • Judicial factors, curators, tutors and guardians
  • Bankruptcy, insolvency and sequestration
  • Custody of children
  • Public officers
  • Statutory omissions
  • Miscellaneous procedure
  • The High Court of Justiciary
  • Limitations.
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l, 510 pages ; 24 cm
  • Constitutions and constitutional law
  • Constitutional law and constitutional values
  • The Scottish constitutional context
  • The Scottish independence referendum
  • The UK and Scottish parliaments : the institutional framework
  • Law-making competences for Scotland
  • The UK and Scottish governments
  • Local authorities and other public bodies
  • Law-making procedures
  • The parliamentary accountablilty of government
  • Public finance
  • Courts and the independence of the judiciary
  • Citizen and state
  • Public law adjudication.
Scotland's Constitution: Law and Practice, 3rd edition is a clear, comprehensive account of the Scottish dimension of constitutional law within its UK and European context. It describes and analyses constitutional arrangements while integrating that analysis with a general background to constitutional law and the UK institutions which have a continuing relevance for the government of Scotland. This highly regarded text considers law-making powers for Scotland, the legislative process at Westminster and at Holyrood, the accountability and scrutiny of government, the independence of the judiciary and the role of the courts in interpreting and adjudicating upon constitutional and administrative law questions. The third edition has been fully updated throughout and incorporates changes brought about by the Scotland Act 2012. There is expanded consideration of the constitutional review of Acts of the Scottish Parliament. This edition also includes coverage of the Scottish Independence Referendum. This text provides an essential introduction to constitutional law for law students and for others with a general interest in this subject. Previous print edition ISBN: 9781847663184.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781780434667 20160618
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