The principles of Scots and English land law a historical comparison. by Charles d"Olivier Farran

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  • Scotland,
  • England


  • Land tenure -- Scotland -- Law.,
  • Land tenure -- England -- Law.

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Includes index.

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Pagination284 p.
Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL5785148M
LC Control Number59045595

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This book gives a very good account of the state of Scots Law as it was before the devolution era (indeed, for the basic structure, as it still is today) and of the sources and spirit of Scots Law. However, it did leave me "wanting more" (as the saying goes), both on the philosophical basis in jurisprudence, the differences with English law Cited by: 5.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Scotland. Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- England. Land tenure -- Law and legislation.

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to compare Scotland and England in terms of its legal systems to Scotland and France, for example. There is, in fact, a very substantial amount of common ground between the two jurisdictions and in a Scottish court room, English case law is cited just as much as Scottish case law.

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