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The hard word 'Sorry' goes soft

  • 15 Aug 2017
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Ok – I really do apologise for the headline but I think it’s a good way to draw your attention to the Apologises (Scotland) Act 2016. So it’s now official.  You can apologise and be sorry in Scotland for a mistake, without that affecting your legal liability. 

The Act, which came into force in June 2017 provides that: “In any legal proceedings … an apology made (outside the proceedings) in connection with any matter –
(a)  is not admissible as evidence of anything relevant to the determination of liability in connection with that matter, and
(b) cannot be used in any other way to the prejudice of the person by or on behalf of whom the apology was made”.

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Best regards,

Stephen Cowan
Managing Partner
Yuill + Kyle
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