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Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1968

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Succession, Construction of Deeds, Etc., in Cases of Illegitimacy

    1. 1—6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Protection of trustees and executors

      1. 7. Protection of trustees and executors.

  3. Part II Application of Succession (Scotland) Act 1964 to Tenancies of Crofts

    1. 8. Application of Succession (Scotland) Act 1964 to tenancies of crofts.

  4. Part III Amendment of the Law of Evidence in Civil Proceedings

    1. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Convictions, etc., as evidence in civil proceedings

      1. 10. Convictions as evidence in civil proceedings.

      2. 11. Findings of adultery and paternity as evidence in civil proceedings.

      3. 12. Conclusiveness of convictions for purposes of defamation actions.

      4. 13—16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. General

      1. 17. Interpretation of Part III, saving, etc.

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous Amendments of Law

    1. 18. Restriction on duration of liferents.

    2. 19. Amendment of s. 15(1) of Succession (Scotland) Act 1964.

    3. 20. Agreement to prorogate jurisdiction of particular sheriff court in certain moneylenders’ contracts to be void.

    4. 21. Removal of restriction on purchase etc., of land by trade unions.

  6. Part V Supplementary

    1. 22. Short title, interpretation, repeals, extent and commencement.

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      . . .

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Modification of Enactments Consequential on Application of Succession (Scotland) Act 1964 to Tenancies of Crofts

      1. Part I Modification of Enactments

        1. The Crofters (Scotland) Act 1955(3 &4 Eliz. c. 21)

          1. 1.In section 8(6), for the word “heir" there shall be...

          2. 2.In section 10(5), for the words from “thereupon devolve" to...

          3. 3.In section 10(7), for the words from “or any person"...

          4. 4.In section 11, for subsection (1) there shall be substituted...

          5. 5.In section 11, subsection (2) shall cease to have effect....

          6. 6.In section 11, for subsection (3) there shall be substituted...

          7. 7.In section 11, for subsection (4) there shall be substituted...

          8. 8.In section 11, for subsection (5) there shall be substituted...

          9. 9.In section 11(6), for the words from “the rights" to...

          10. 10.In section 11, subsections (8) and (9) shall cease to...

          11. 11.In section 14(1)— (a) for the words from the beginning...

          12. 12.In section 14(6)— (a) for the words from the beginning...

          13. 13.In section 14(7), after the words “the croft" there shall...

          14. 14.In section 14(9)— (a) for the words from the beginning...

          15. 15.In section 14(10), in proviso (a)— (a) after the words...

          16. 16.In section 14(11), for the words from the beginning to...

          17. 17.In section 16(1)— (a) after paragraph (a) there shall be...

          18. 18.In section 37(1), in the definition of “statutory successor", after...

        2. The Crofters (Scotland) Act 1961(9 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. 58)

          1. 19.In section 6(1)— (a) after the words “this Act" there...

          2. 20.In section 6(3)— (a) after the words “if the crofter"...

          3. 21.In section 6(4), at the end there shall be inserted...

        3. The Succession (Scotland) Act 1964 (1964 c. 41)

          1. 22.In section 16(2)— (a) in paragraph (c), at the end...

          2. 23.In section 16(3), in paragraph (b), after head (i) there...

          3. 24.In section 16(6), in paragraph (a), after the words “Act...

          4. 25.In section 16(8), at the end there shall be inserted...

          5. 26.In section 16(9)— (a) in the definition of “agricultural lease",...

          6. 27.In section 29(2), at the end there shall be inserted...

          7. 28.In section 37(1), paragraph (b) shall cease to have effect....

          8. 29.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 1, the words “(other than...

      2. Part II Certain Enactments set out as Modified by Part I of this Schedule

        1. The Crofters (Scotland) Act 1955 (3 & 4 Eliz. 2. c. 21)

          1. Section 11

            1. 11. Succession to croft.

          2. Section 14

            1. 14. Compensation for improvements and compensation for deterioration or damage.

        2. The Crofters (Scotland) Act 1961(9 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. 58)

          1. Section 6

            1. 6. Assessment of compensation for improvements.

        3. The Succession (Scotland) Act 1964(1964 c. 41)

          1. Section 16

            1. 16. Provisions relating to leases.

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Enactments Repealed

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