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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Greens Annotated Acts Prescription and Limitation of Actions 7th ed isbn 9780414018198

Prescription and Limitation of Actions 6th ed

ISBN13: 9780414014602
ISBN: 041401460X
New Edition ISBN: 9780414018198
Published: December 2002
Publisher: W. Green
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This book provides a full text copy of the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 with annotations interpreting the law, along with a narrative introduction providing general guidance.

Updated to take account of amending legislation, this edition take account of the changes made by the Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995, the Protection from Harrasssment Act 1997 and the Abolition of Feudal Tenure, etc (Scotland) Act 2000.

It offers guidance on interpretation of all provisions of the legislation with reference to decided cases. The rules of prescription and limitation of action are highly complicated and directly relevant to contract, delict, property and conveyancing, making the Act of great practical importance to practitioners.

Scots Law
The concepts of prescription and limitation - Positive prescription - Short negative prescription - Long negative prescription - Prescription of obligations under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 - Limitation of actions for damages or solatium - Limitation of actions under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 - Supplementaty provisions - The Limitation (Enemies and War Prisoners) Act 1945 - Other statutory prescriptions or limitations for bringing civil actions - Mora - Precription and limitation in public law - Prescription and limitatioin in criminal law.