Reading Time: 17 minutes An extended blogpost on the Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill, looking ahead to Stage 3.
Tag: Civil Law
United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill – Parliamentary consideration prior to Stage 3
Reading Time: 6 minutes A look at stage 2 of the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill
Brexit and EU justice policy – the final countdown?
Reading Time: 4 minutes During the next two days, SPICe will publish four blogs examining the impact of a no-deal Brexit. This blog examines what no-deal would mean for
Contact-tracing apps and coronavirus (COVID-19)
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog takes a brief look at some of the main issues linked to mobile phone apps which aim to trace the contacts of people who have COVID-19.
Conveyancing and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Reading Time: 5 minutes Due to the emergency legislation in the Scottish Parliament this week, this blog post looks at the sale and purchase of property in Scotland. Here
Twenty years of family law in the Scottish Parliament
Reading Time: 8 minutes A look at 20 years of family law in the Scottish Parliament.
Guest blog: How much do you know about FOI?
Reading Time: 3 minutes This guest blog from Daren Fitzhenry, the Scottish Information Commissioner, sets out some background information on Freedom of Information (FOI) and how to find out more.
Moving on: is Serco’s lock-changing policy legal?
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at a recent Court of Session case on whether it is legal to change the locks of asylum seekers when their asylum claims are refused
Brexit and devolved competition powers
Reading Time: 3 minutes A look at how Brexit might affect the Scottish Government’s newly devolved competition powers.
Until death parts us – the Scottish Government’s attempts to reform inheritance law
Reading Time: 4 minutes Civil law (sometimes simply referred to as ‘not criminal law’) is recognised as the geekier end of the Scottish Government’s Justice portfolio. It doesn’t grab