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This Practice Note considers key developments in relation to prescription in Scotland and should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Prescription in Scottish civil litigation.
For guidance on:
limitation in Scotland, see Practice Note: Limitation of actions in Scottish civil litigation, which also deals with the differences between Scottish limitation and prescription—see Practice Note: Limitation of actions in Scottish civil litigation—Difference between limitation and prescription in Scots law
other aspects of Scottish civil litigation, see: Preliminary and ongoing considerations in Scottish civil litigation—overview and Starting and progressing a civil claim in Scottish civil litigation—overview which, in turn link through to detailed guidance on specific aspects of dispute resolution in Scotland
other key areas of Scottish law and procedure, see our Scotland toolkit
the closest equivalent in England and Wales, see: Limitation: general—overview which, as well as giving an overview of this topic, links through to more detailed guidance on various aspects of limitation in England and Wales
foreign limitation periods, see: Foreign limitation periods for starting a claim—checklist, Limitation Periods when enforcing a foreign judgment—checklist and Practice Note: Foreign Limitation Periods Act 1984
CL(EGP)(S)A 2018—The Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018
PL(S)A 1973—Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973
P(S)A 2018—Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018
The Report—the Scottish Law Commission’s Report on Prescription
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Community order requirementsCommunity order requirements are set out in the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003), as amended by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO 2012) and the Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014 (ORA 2014). Criminal Justice Act 2003, s 152(2)
This Practice Note is an archive of news from the Loan Market Association (LMA) on LMA documentation and related topics. It covers LMA updates from early 2013 to January 2016. For the latest LMA developments since January 2016, see Practice Note: Loan Market Association (LMA)—latest news on
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