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Effective end-of-life care planning in Scotland: culture and law. (2017)
Journal Article
CHRISTIE, S. 2017. Effective end-of-life care planning in Scotland: culture and law. Journal of medical law and ethics (online), 5(1), pages 1-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7590/221354017X14901892827392

In the context of an ageing population, end-of-life care planning is increasingly important. The law in Scotland does not, as yet, take the active and specific steps to help address this that are evident in other jurisdictions. I contend that there a... Read More about Effective end-of-life care planning in Scotland: culture and law..

The difference in how UAE and EW law controls Gharar (risk) and so Riba in a construction contract in the Emirate of Dubai, UAE. (2017)
Thesis
CRAWLEY, S.E. 2017. The difference in how UAE and EW law controls Gharar (risk) and so Riba in a construction contract in the Emirate of Dubai, UAE. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research critically analyses and compares how the United Arab Emirates (UAE)1 Law and English and Welsh (EW) Law regulates obligations in a contract, for a thing that is to come into existence in the future, namely a construction contract. Uncer... Read More about The difference in how UAE and EW law controls Gharar (risk) and so Riba in a construction contract in the Emirate of Dubai, UAE..

Re-importing the concept of 'authorisation' of copyright infringement to Nigeria from the UK and Australia. (2017)
Journal Article
FATUROTI, B. 2017. Re-importing the concept of 'authorisation' of copyright infringement to Nigeria from the UK and Australia. International review of law, computers and technology [online], 31(1), pages 4-25. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13600869.2017.1275115

The concept of 'authorisation' was one of the innovations under the (Imperial) Copyright Act of 1911. The concept, which has found its way into many common law countries jurisprudence, has been very crucial in imposing secondary liability on parties... Read More about Re-importing the concept of 'authorisation' of copyright infringement to Nigeria from the UK and Australia..

Interplay between contract and public law: implications for major construction contracts and transparency. (2017)
Journal Article
MANTE, J. and NDEKUGRI, I. 2017. Interplay between contract and public law: implications for major construction contracts and transparency. Public procurement law review [online], 2, pages 98-114. Available from: https:westlaw.co.uk.

The relationship between infrastructure project owners and their contractors is generally governed by contract law. However, where the project owner is a State, there are often additional requirements from public law to be complied with. The challeng... Read More about Interplay between contract and public law: implications for major construction contracts and transparency..

Using corporate tax regimes to promote economic growth and development: a legal analysis of the Nigerian corporate tax regime. (2017)
Thesis
ONYEJEKWE, N.C. 2017. Using corporate tax regimes to promote economic growth and development: a legal analysis of the Nigerian corporate tax regime. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The recession that started in the late 2000s has created significant economic and financial challenges globally and within nation states. In particular, oil-producing countries have been further affected by the fall in oil price. It is therefore cruc... Read More about Using corporate tax regimes to promote economic growth and development: a legal analysis of the Nigerian corporate tax regime..

Local content and the marginal fields programme: challenges for indigenous participation in the Nigerian oil industry. (2017)
Journal Article
EZEANI, E.C. and NWUKE, C. 2017. Local content and the marginal fields programme: challenges for indigenous participation in the Nigerian oil industry. Oil, gas and energy law (OGEL) [online], 15(1), pages 1-20. Available from: www.ogel.org/articles.asp?key=3671

The upstream oil sector in Nigeria since the discovery of oil in the 1950s has been dominated by international oil companies. To revise this situation and learning from the experience of countries with strong representation for indigenous local parti... Read More about Local content and the marginal fields programme: challenges for indigenous participation in the Nigerian oil industry..

Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. (2016)
Journal Article
TODD, N. and EZEANI, E.C. 2016. Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004. Juridical review [online], 4, pages 315-336. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk

Escalating costs in UK statutory adjudications under the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act (HGCRA)1996 have restricted the use of the procedure by some of the very parties whose interests the legislation was set up to protect. This pape... Read More about Adjudication costs under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996: the attractions of Singapore's Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004..

The continuing tension between human rights and extradition. (2016)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. 2016. The continuing tension between human rights and extradition. Scots law times [online], 40, pages 211-214. Available from: http://login.westlaw.co.uk

Examines the High Court of Justiciary ruling in Dean (Zain Taj) v Lord Advocate refusing leave to appeal a High Court decision to allow an appeal by a British national under the Extradition Act 2003 s.103 against the Scottish Ministers' decision to o... Read More about The continuing tension between human rights and extradition..

The legality and propriety of the trials of Abu Hamza. (2016)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. 2016. The legality and propriety of the trials of Abu Hamza. Bergen journal of criminal law and criminal justice [online], 4(2), pages 196-219. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15845/bjclcj.v4i2.1066

Abu Hamza is serving a life sentence in an American prison, having been convicted of terrorist offences in 2014. He was previously imprisoned in the United Kingdom. Two central questions arise from his case; whether the UK and US acted lawfully under... Read More about The legality and propriety of the trials of Abu Hamza..

The legal and regulatory framework for the EU's shale gas exploration and production regulating public health and environmental impacts. (2016)
Journal Article
TAWONEZVI, J. 2017. The legal and regulatory framework for the EU's shale gas exploration and production regulating public health and environmental impacts. Energy, ecology and environment [online], 2(1), pages 1-28. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40974-016-0044-5

Shale gas has now become a major competing source of energy in the international energy mix scenario. In the European Union the 'Fracking' which is the technique of extraction shale gas is facing very strong opposition based on the associated potenti... Read More about The legal and regulatory framework for the EU's shale gas exploration and production regulating public health and environmental impacts..

Pushing the boundaries: the impact of the changing nature of the professions in construction law. (2016)
Journal Article
CHRISTIE, D.S. 2016. Pushing the boundaries: the impact of the changing nature of the professions in construction law. Construction law journal [online], 32(8), pages 849-860. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk

The way in which the role of the professions is understood in society is changing. One of the traditional effects of being a profession was that the relevant group was regarded as having a virtual monopoly over the provision of services in the area i... Read More about Pushing the boundaries: the impact of the changing nature of the professions in construction law..

Compromise agreements and heritable property. (2016)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, C. 2016. Compromise agreements and heritable property. Scots law times [online], 32, pages 169-173. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk.

Discusses compromise agreements in the context of heritable property transactions. Considers key aspects such as the concept of compromise agreements and whether such agreements concerning heritable property require writing for a valid constitution.... Read More about Compromise agreements and heritable property..

The application of 3D visualisation and HD surveying to help stimulate economic growth in historic urban areas. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
LAING, R., TAIT, E., ISAACS, J., LEON, M. and REID, P. 2016. The application of 3D visualisation and HD surveying to help stimulate economic growth in historic urban areas. In Proceedings of the 2016 RICS construction, building and real estate research conference (COBRA 2016), 20-22 September 2016, Toronto, Canada. London: RICS.

This paper concerns the application of cutting edge digital recording techniques within the context of heritage-led urban regeneration. The work is innovative in that it supports the belief of decision makers and local stakeholders that there is pote... Read More about The application of 3D visualisation and HD surveying to help stimulate economic growth in historic urban areas..

Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective. (2016)
Journal Article
MANTE, J. 2017. Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective. Arbitration international [online], 33(2), pages 275-294. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/arbint/aiw034

Growth in international trade has led to considerable expansion of the scope of matters capable of settlement by arbitration. In spite of sustained scholarly activity on arbitrability, the question of what is arbitrable remains controversial but rele... Read More about Arbitrability and public policy: an African perspective..

Challenges to prosecutorial discretion. (2016)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. and SHARP, L. 2016. Challenges to prosecutorial discretion. Scots law times [online], 21, pages 113-115. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk

Considers challenges to prosecutorial discretion in light of the ECtHR decision in Da Silva v United Kingdom (5878/08) on whether UK authorities had failed, under ECHR art.2, to conduct an effective investigation into the fatal shooting by police off... Read More about Challenges to prosecutorial discretion..

Mountain child: systematic literature review. (2016)
Journal Article
AUDSLEY, A., WALLACE, R.M.M. and PRICE, M.F. 2016. Mountain child: systematic literature review. Maternal and child health journal [online], 20(12), pages 2415-2423. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-016-2051-8

Objectives This systematic review identifies and reviews both peer-reviewed and 'grey' literature, across a range of disciplines and from diverse sources, relating to the condition of children living in mountain communities in low- and middle-income... Read More about Mountain child: systematic literature review..

The use of ADR methods in the context of the barriers obstructing access to non ADR justice in Indian sub-continent. (2016)
Thesis
AMJAD, M. 2016. The use of ADR methods in the context of the barriers obstructing access to non ADR justice in Indian sub-continent. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis.

This research considers the related questions on access to justice in India sub-continent: what exactly is wrong with the judiciary, what is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), and why do people prefer it to the judiciary in settling their disputes... Read More about The use of ADR methods in the context of the barriers obstructing access to non ADR justice in Indian sub-continent..

Namibia. (2016)
Book Chapter
MOLLER, L. 2016. Namibia. In Hammerson, M. and Antonas, N. (eds.) Oil and gas decommissioning: law, policy and comparative practice. Second edition. Woking: Globe Law and Business, pages 359-372.

This chapter highlights the legal framework concerning the decommissioning of offshore oil and gas installations in Namibia. It starts with a brief summary of the exploration and production activities in the country, before discussing the legal and i... Read More about Namibia..