Monthly Archives: January 2003

(391)  RESIGNATION OF DEAN OF FACULTY

Colin Campbell QC has intimated his resignation as Dean of the Faculty of Advocates.  Unusually, this has not been caused by his elevation to the bench; he will be returning to practice at the bar, and has also indicated that … Continue reading

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(388)  GAELIC LANGUAGE BILL INTRODUCED

  The long-anticipated Gaelic Language Bill (see Nos 174, 200, 201, 204, 223, 228, 230, 270, 345) was published on 28 September 2004.  The Bill gives Gaelic official recognition and requires all public bodies to have a Gaelic language policy. … Continue reading

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(387)  HUMAN CLONING AT THE ROSLIN INSTITUTE?

?   On 28 September 2004 Professor Ian Wilmut of the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, where Dolly the sheep was cloned (see Nos 14, 42, 207) announced an application to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority to use cloned human … Continue reading

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(386)  CHARITIES BILL CONSULTATION

A proposed regulatory framework designed to ensure public confidence in Scottish charities was set out in a draft Bill and a public consultation paper published on 2 June 2004.  The draft Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Bill updates and strengthens … Continue reading

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