Society welcomes the modernising of Scots contract law
On the introduction of the Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Bill, Michael Clancy, Director of Law Reform at the Society, said: "We are pleased to see this Bill being introduced into the Scottish Parliament. We are fully supportive of its aims to modernise the law relating to legal documents, which will speed up transactions and allow traditional documents to be delivered by electronic means.
"We will be considering the Bill in full detail and we will be providing written evidence to Scottish Parliament in due course."
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John Swinney MSP introduced the Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Bill on 15 May 2014
The Society's Obligations Committee responded to the Scottish Law Commission's consultation in July 2012:
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