The Scottish Law Commission (SLC) has issued a consultation on a working draft of a Bill on the formation of contract law prior to publishing a final draft Bill on formation and a final report (on formation, interpretation, penalty clauses and remedies for breach) in 2018.
The Scottish Law Commission (SLC) has issued a consultation on a working draft of a Bill on Defamation and Malicious Publications prior to publishing a final draft Bill and report later this year.
The Scottish Law Commission's project on aspects of the law of prescription is in its final stages. The Commission has issued a consultation before the draft Bill is finalised and published with a report in Summer 2017.
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.