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A Guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Bert Calder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860820
eISBN:
9781474406116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860820.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a summary of protection orders for adults at risk in the Scottish Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 - council duties, assessment, removal and banning orders. There are ... More


January 2011: The Welfare Imperative

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0047
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Examines the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Neulinger v Switzerland and its implications for the application of the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction. ... More


January 2005: Prevention as the Cure

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the approach to child protection contained in the Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill, which became an Act in 2005. This is the Act that outlawed the ... More


April 2007: Bring Them Home

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Cases continue to frequent the court that are applications for return of a child under the Hague International Child Abduction Convention. A number of recent Scottish decisions are discussed which ... More


January 2008: Letter from South Africa

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discussed two cases on the Hague International Child Abduction Convention: the House of Lords decision in Re M and Another (Children) (Abduction: Rights of Custody) [2008] 1 AC 1288 which finally ... More


Reshaping the Islamic Finance Industry: Applying the Lessons Learned from the Global Financial Crisis

Rafe Haneef and Edib Smolo

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the lessons learned from the global financial crisis of 2008 and how they can be applied to reshape the Islamic financial industry. It analyses some of the significant flaws in ... More


Enhancing Governance, Accountability and Transparency in Islamic Financial Institutions: An Examination into Sharīcah Internal Control Audit

Zurina Shafii and Supiah Salleh

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores corporate governance, accountability and transparency in Islamic financial institutions (IFIs), with emphasis on internal Sharī’ah audit practices in Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad ... More


Sharīcah Report: a Potential Tool for Sharīcan Non-Compliant Risk Management

Abdou Karim Diaw and Irawan Febianto

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the extent to which Sharī’ah reports can be used as an effective tool in risk management, with emphasis on non-compliance risks. Drawing on the experience of the ten leading ... More


Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Habib Ahmed, Mehmet Asutay, and Rodney Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book asks a number of questions: Do Islamic financial institutions perform better than their Western counterparts during periods of financial crisis? How do Islamic financial institutions manage ... More


Risk in Sale – From Roman to Scots Law☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The rules on risk in sale have had a chequered career in Scots law. Early evidence suggests that Scots law did not accept the Roman rule that risk passes on conclusion of the contract. Stair has ... More


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