Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990

Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990

Long title An Act, as respects Scotland, to make new provision for the regulation of charities; to provide for the establishment of a board having functions in connection with the provision of conveyancing and executry services by persons other than solicitors, advocates and incorporated practices; to provide as to rights of audience in courts of law, legal services and judicial appointments, and for the establishment and functions of an ombudsman in relation to legal services; to amend the law relating to liquor licensing; to make special provision in relation to the giving of evidence by children in criminal trials; to empower a sheriff court to try offences committed in the district of a different sheriff court in the same sheriffdom; to provide as to probation and community service orders and the supervision and care of persons on probation and on release from prison and for supervised attendance as an alternative to imprisonment on default in paying a fine; to amend Part I of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1987 with respect to the registration and enforcement of confiscation orders in relation to the proceeds of drug trafficking; to amend section 24 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987; to provide a system for the settlement by arbitration of international commercial disputes; to amend Part II of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977; and to make certain other miscellaneous reforms of the law.
Citation c.40
Territorial extent Scotland
Royal assent 1 November 1990
Status: Repealed
Text of statute as originally enacted
Text of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from

The Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990 (c 40)is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom dealing with a variety of matters relating to Scottish law.


Amongst other things the legislation addresses:


Section 66 of the Act provides for the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration to apply to Scotland.[1] The Model Law itself is set out in Schedule 7 to the Act.[2]


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