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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.

Avizandum Bookshop
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 Parliament
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.

Cullen Report
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 sites.

Engender
Stats on women in politics, law, technology etc. in Scotland in an annual Gender Audit.

General Register Office for Scotland Home Page
Statistics on divorce, marriage, popular Scottish names etc.

Glasgow Solicitors Property Centre
Includes a search facility and details of several thousand properties for sale

Government in Scotland, The Unit for the Study of
A Scottish affairs discussion forum

Holyrood 2000
A millennium project to link local village halls, etc. across Scotland with the new parliament.

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
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 public alike.

Lockerbie
A major site from the University of Glasgow which includes the historical and legal background to the case and regularly-updated headlines.

LockerbieTrial.com
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.

S.C.V.O.
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.

S.L.A.S.
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 Instruments.

Scotland Office
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 updated

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 Network
a.k.a. Scran - part of the National Grid for Learning and fully searchable.

Scottish Elections Site
The Scotsman's site featuring pre and post-election news and reports.

Scottish Environment Protection Agency
A useful source of information on pollution, prevention and protection in Scotland.

Scottish Executive
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 Office

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 Scotland.

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

Scottish Legislation
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.

Scottish Parliament
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 in Scotland

SCRIPT
Shepherd & Wedderburn Centre for Research in Intellectual Property and Technology, at the University of Edinburgh

Social work and the Child- Scots law and practice
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 Officers
Includes a directory of members and some background information.

Voluntary Euthanasia Society of Scotland
Includes information on living wills and relevant famous cases.

W. Green - Scottish law publisher
Scots law publishers. Those logging on to www.green.co.uk  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

You Matter
A child's illustrated guide to the courts and divorce, from the Scottish Child Law Centre

 

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Divorce
Land Issues in Scotland

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