Child and Family Law

Elaine E Sutherland

in Law Making and the Scottish Parliament

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print February 2011 | ISBN: 9780748640195
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651498 | DOI:
Child and Family Law

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This chapter assesses what the Scottish Parliament has achieved in the light of the problems it was designed to solve; the promises held out for it by its creators; and the subject-specific goals of child and family law itself. It shows that the Scottish Parliament has been active and productive, passing a myriad of statutes devoted to the field and numerous others impacting significantly on aspects of it.

Keywords: Scottish Parliament; child law; family law

Chapter.  11817 words. 

Subjects: History of Law

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