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Branches of Scots Law

The principal division in Scots Laws is that between public law, where the state in some manifestation is involved, and private law, where only private persons are involved.

The Law of Persons

Parent and Child
Husband and Wife
Guardian and Ward
Other Persons in Scots Law: partnerships and limited companies.

The Law of Obligations

Contract Law

The Law of Property

Heritable Property
Movable Property


Private International Law

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  • Article Name: Branches of Law
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