Acts of the Scottish Parliament
The aim is to publish all Acts of the Scottish Parliament here within 24
hours of their publication in text form
An A to Z of the Law of Scotland
Links to over 50 areas of the law of Scotland. Everything
from arbitration to Workplace Health and Safety.
A comprehensive stock of books on Scots law, and a wide
range of general law books from many different publishers. Students law
textbooks always in stock.
Bills currently in the Scottish
Complete with download instructions
British Council, Scotland
The British Council promotes links between Scottish
lawyers and legal institutions and their counterparts overseas.
Information, plus details of the Cameron Scholarships and the European
Young Lawyers Scheme. The British Council also has a new, very green,
central web site here.
Citizens Advice, Scotland
The Citizens' Advice Bureau's Scottish site, with
sections on the legal system, civil rights and tax amongst other things,
plus a search facility.
The Public Enquiry into the shootings at Dunblane
Devolution in the UK
" .. as ithers see us .. " - how the Foreign Office
presents information on UK Devolution to an international audience.
Edinburgh Law Review
Edinburgh's own vital guide and commentary on current developments in
Scots law and elsewhere
Edinburgh Solicitors' Property Centre
ESPC members hold nearly 90% of the market for
second-hand residential property in Edinburgh and the Lothians - details
of all of it now available via the search facility of this site.
Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and
Policy, Dundee University Centre for
Hosted by Dundee University, this site includes links to
a very wide range of general legal sources as well as energy-related
Stats on women in politics, law, technology etc. in Scotland in an
annual Gender Audit.
General Register Office for Scotland Home
Statistics on divorce, marriage, popular Scottish names
Glasgow Solicitors Property Centre
Includes a search facility and details of several
thousand properties for sale
Government in Scotland, The Unit for the
A Scottish affairs discussion forum
A millennium project to link local village halls, etc. across Scotland
with the new parliament.
Institute of Chartered Accountants of
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
Law Society of Scotland
With a selection of search engines you can locate all
on-line solicitors in Scotland, specialist practitioners, etc. as well
as more general information about Scots Law for the practioner and the
A major site from the University of Glasgow which includes the
historical and legal background to the case and regularly-updated
This website was created as a platform for exploring and
investigating both the legal and political ramifications of one of the
most unique and important trials in history.
Mental Health Law in Scotland
Includes reports on recent relevant cases
Registers of Scotland
The Registers of Scotland
Royal Faculty of Procurators
An experimental new site for the RFP in Glasgow - now
with a catalogue of library books and other publications well under way.
The Scottish Courts Administration launched their new,
searchable website on 24th February 1999. As well as location details,
contact numbers, and advice, all Court of Session and High Court
judgments are to be available online from 2 pm on the day they are
issued. Cases from the end of last year have also been posted to the
Scottish Law Agents' Society Web Site
Scotland Legislation Website
This Web site is managed by Her Majesty’s Stationery
Office on behalf of the Queen’s Printer for Scotland. The site contains
the full text of all Acts of the Scottish Parliament, the Explanatory
Notes to the Acts of the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Statutory
Publications, a message from the Secretary of State for
Scotland, texts of some of the Sec. of State's speeches.
Scots Law Online resource centre
General site with hierarchy of subject areas (statutes,
courts, articles, universities, firms etc) on the home page with links
through to further subdivided categories. Good starting point for
research on topics beyond Scotland also
Scots Law Site
Some interesting comments on Scots law, but not recently
Scots Law, A Guide to
An experimental guide from Glasgow University
Scottish Courts Website
The Scottish Courts Administration launched their new, searchable
website on 24th February 1999. As well as location details, contact
numbers, and advice, all Court of Session and High Court judgments are
to be available online from 2 pm on the day they are issued. Cases from
the end of last year have also been posted to the site.
Scottish Cultural Resources Access
a.k.a. Scran - part of the National Grid for Learning and
Scottish Elections Site
The Scotsman's site featuring pre and post-election news
Scottish Environment Protection Agency
A useful source of information on pollution, prevention and protection
What the Scottish Executive does, how it does it, who is
responsible for what and how the role of the organisation has changed
because of devolution. The site includes recent publications, news
releases, contact details and background information. Formerly the
Scottish Human Rights Centre
SHRC website is a useful starting point for the Scottish
dimension on human rights research.
Scottish Law On-Line
A collection of websites designed to assist those with an
interest in Scots Law. Includes advice and tips for law students in
Scottish Legal Aid Board
Information for the public and legal profession about legal aid and the
Scottish Legal Aid Board.
Scottish Legal Services Ombudsman
Duties of the Ombudsman and Annual Reports
The full text of Scottish Laws including
all Acts of the Scottish Parliament, the Explanatory Notes to the Acts
of the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Statutory Instruments.
Official Site - Information about the physical aspects of the new
parliament; maps, shop details, public visiting information as well as
MSP constituency and biographical details, agendas, Minutes and verbatim
reports on parliamentary decisions, plus an excellent Bluffer's Guide! A
very smart new site.
Scottish Prison Service
Including visit information, facts and figures and a
collection of links
Scottish Refugee Council
A basic starting point with a summary of advice provided,
including legal status, facts and figures and a collection of links
Scottish Wedding Service
A summary of the legal requirements for getting married
Shepherd & Wedderburn Centre for Research in Intellectual
Property and Technology, at the University of Edinburgh
Social work and the Child- Scots law and
A joint development project between the Division of
Social Work, Department of Social Sciences and the Department of Law and
Public Administration, at Glasgow Caledonian University, to produce a
computer package which enables students ( and practitioners ) to
understand the legislative context of work with children and families
and to begin critically to evaluate legal concepts within practice.
Society of Messengers at Arms & Sheriff
Includes a directory of members and some background information.
Voluntary Euthanasia Society of Scotland
Includes information on living wills and relevant famous
W. Green - Scottish law publisher
Scots law publishers. Those logging on to
can keep up to date with conferences and events, business news,
appointments, Scottish and UK Parliamentary news. They can also swap
ideas via the site s discussion forum.
Weddings in Scotland
A summary of the legal requirements for getting married
in Scotland, provided by the Weddings UK Website. A similar guide is
provided by the Scottish Wedding Service
A child's illustrated guide to the courts and divorce, from the Scottish
Child Law Centre