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This Practice Note provides a summary of key corporate manslaughter prosecutions and convictions under section 1 of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act...

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This Practice Note explains the purpose and scope of Fatal Accident Inquiries (FAIs) in Scotland. For information about equivalent inquires in England and...

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This Practice Note explains the purpose and scope of Fatal Accident Inquiries (FAIs) in Scotland. For information about equivalent inquiries in England and Wales into...

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The fire safety regime in Scotland for non-domestic premises is contained primarily within Part 3 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 (F(S)A 2005) and the Fire Safety...

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In the immediate aftermath of an incident, it is of paramount consideration to have an incident management team appointed and deployed. See Practice Notes Health and...

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This Practice Note provides a summary of the prosecutions for health and safety offences brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Office of Rail and Road...

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), established by the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA 1974) is the main regulator of health and safety law in Scotland....

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Legal privilege in Scotland The courts in Scotland are careful to protect the important legal right of legal privilege which attaches to communications between a client...

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Police Scotland and the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service Police Scotland (the Police) is Scotland's national police force, established in April 2013. Police...

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The offence specific sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences published by the Sentencing Council apply only to sentencing courts in England and Wales. While...

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