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Legal aspects of public relations practice

The law of England and Wales (with which for most purposes goes the law of Northern Ireland) is different in a number of ways from Scottish law. Scotland has its own legal profession and its own law courts; it jealously guards its own legal traditions, which, like those of Continental countries,

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have their roots in Roman Law. We will deal here basically with English law, pointing out some of the difficulties in Scotland.