This is a comprehensive guide to the Scottish legal system written in plain English for non-lawyers. It provides an overview of various aspects of the legal system such as: origins and sources of Scots law; the civil and criminal courts; tribunals; the personnel of the law; administration of the Scottish legal system; and, legal aid and protection of the public. The book was originally published in 1997 and this fourth edition has been updated to take account of changes in the law and legal system since February 2004. These include changes to the structure of the criminal courts, increases in sheriff court limits and new complaints handling structures relating to solicitors and advocates. There is also a new chapter on alternative dispute resolution. It is updated to take account of changes in the law and legal system since February 2004.
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Book Description Stationery Office Books, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The free end page has been removed. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0004608559
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR007183522