The land of Scotland and the common good: report

The final report of the Land Reform Review Group.

Section 6 - Succession Law Footnotes

1. Land includes that which is attached to land and includes separate property rights in, for example, mineral rights owned separately from the surface of the land

2. The principle in law that the eldest male descendant inherits heritable property

3. Laws that enabled land owners to entail their estates and so secure the succession to their estates in the event of a land owner going bankrupt, becoming insane, et al

4. Succession (Scotland) Act 1964

5. Committee of Society of Writers to Signet (1924 and 1927), Faculty of Procurators Glasgow (1925)

6. MacKintosh Committee Report 1951

7. SLC Report 124 (1990)

8. Ibid

9. SLC Report - seventh programme of law reform (2005)

10. SLC Discussion Paper 136

11. SLC Report No. 215, Report on Succession

12. Ibid

13. Ibid

14. Fergus Ewing letter to SLC 13 July 2009

15. Parliamentary Question S3W-29780

16. SLE submission to LRRG


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