Friday, 26 April 2013

UK: Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Act 2013 comes into force

The Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Act 2013 received Royal Assent yesterday and comes into force today: see here. The Act, a copy of which is available here or here (pdf), will make it possible to prosecute a dissolved partnership notwithstanding its dissolution, where the proceedings are commenced within 5 years of the date of the dissolution. Further background information is available here and here.

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