Historic abuse - the saga continues

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Considers prescription and limitation of actions in the context of historic abuse in light of the decision in K v Marist Bros (IH (2 Div)) concerning the approach to the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 s.17 where a claimant alleging historic sexual abuse while at a Catholic boarding school was under a legal disability due to unsoundness of mind.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-77
Number of pages11
JournalScots Law Times
Publication statusPublished - 26 May 2017


  • law
  • historic abuse


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