The new Working time Regulations, implementing the 1993 EC Working Time Directive come in to force ON 1st OCTOBER 1998.
Statutory Instrument 1998 No.2130(S.109) Sheriff Court, Scotland, Act of Sederunt (Child Care and maintenance Rules) (Amendment No.2) 1998 came into force on 1/9/98. The Act of Sederunt amends rule 3.59(appeals) of the Act of Sederunt(Child care and maintenance Rules) 1997 by:
The Council of SLAS is considering the question of MDPs which is once more under the scrutiny of Bars and Law Societies all over the world. Governments tend to favour them, but lawyers, for the most part, are opposed to the concept.
The convener, the President and the Secretary met the new Public Defence Solicitor, Mr. Alistair Watson for an informal discussion on how he saw his role developing. Members will have the opportunity of meeting Mr. Watson for themselves if they attend the AGM, as he is the guest speaker.