Obligations Law

Scottish Law Commission Discussion Paper on Defamation

The Scottish Law Commission are holding a consultation on key areas of defamation law, including the defences of public interest, fair comment and truth, whether there should be a mechanism for filtering out claims where little is at stake, and liability for publication of defamatory material online.

Scottish Law Commission Discussion Paper No 160: Prescription

The Scottish Law Commission are holding a consultation on the issue of prescription in relation to claims relating to latent damage. This has become topical following the judgments of the UK Supreme Court in David T Morrison & Co Ltd v ICL Plastics Ltd.

Scottish Law Commission: Draft Third Party Rights Bill

The Scottish Law Commission are holding a consultation on proposed legislation for the Draft Third Party Rights Bill: