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Scotland: Reform of intestacy law

A second consultation on the Scotish Law Commission's proposed new scheme for intestacy, protection from disinheritance under a will and extended rights for cohabitants was published on 26 June 2015 and closed on 18 September 2015

Analysis of responses to the Consultation on the Law of Succession

Scottish Government response to the Consultation on the Law of Succession

Intestate Succession in British Columbia and Washington State

Contrary to the recommendations of the Land Reform Review Group (LRRG) in 2015, the traditional Scottish distinction between heritable and moveable property will not be abolished. ... This tradition has allowed large country estates and farms to be handed down through generations without being split up ...