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THE REVIVAL OF EQUITABLE DOCTRINE IN SCOTS LAW -A SPACE FOR GENDER CONCERNS?

Jane Scoular The position of equity in Scots law is an uncertain one. In contrast to the formalised system which developed south of the border, equity's presence in Scots jurisprudence, with the exception of uncontroversial and discrete areas such as the nobile officium, has been fraught with instability and neglect.! Despite this chequered history, interest in equitable principle has been awakened in recent years in the civil domain.