Covering all the major legislation, Scottish Family Law is designed for new students of the subject. It gives you a framework for understanding how family law operates and will help you to prepare for your exams. Each chapter includes lists of essential facts and cases to illustrate how the rules described are applied in practice. It takes full account of the substantial statutory developments in the field since the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006; covers two major Acts: the Children' Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 and the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014; and includes important new legislation such as the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008.
About the Author:
Kenneth Norrie is Professor of Law at Strathclyde Law School. He has taught Family Law for over 20 years, both in Scotland and abroad and has written many of the major textbooks on the subject, as well as numerous articles on child protection and same-sex families. He has advised the Scottish Parliament on most of its recent family law legislation and was a member of the children's panel for ten years.