Monthly Archives: February 1998

(31)  Scottish hackers convicted in Cardiff of offence against Surrey estate agents

On 3 April 1998 in Cardiff Crown Court three students at Glasgow Caledonian University were convicted of an offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. The trio’s offer to improve the Website of a large Surrey estate agency had been … Continue reading

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(30)  Tenement reform proposals

The Scottish Law Commission published its Report on the Law of the Tenement (Scot Law Com No 162) on 25 March 1998. If implemented, there will be in effect a statutory code of tenement law. The major substantive change to … Continue reading

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(29)  Its not Glasgow!

The temporary home of the Scottish Parliament while the permanent one is built at Holyrood will be the General Assembly Hall of the Church of Scotland, located on The Mound in Edinburgh, it was announced on 20 March. Earlier, statements … Continue reading

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(28)  Its Holyrood!

The Scottish Parliament will be located on a site at Holyrood, it was announced on 9 January 1998. The site was previously occupied by Scottish & Newcastle, the brewing company, and is across the road from the Abbey and Palace … Continue reading

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(27)  The Scotland Bill

was published on 18 December 1997, and received its Second Reading in the House of Commons on 12 and 13 January 1998. It largely gives effect to the White Paper of July 1997 described below (see No 22 ). Key … Continue reading

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