Corporate Criminal Liability: Transco plc v HM Advocate

James P Chalmers

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    This article considers the decision of the High Court of Justiciary in Transco plc v HM Advocate, the first Scottish case to fully consider the potential criminal liability of corporations for culpable homicide. It considers the future prospects for such charges being successfully brought either within the existing legal framework, or after legislative reform.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)262-266
    Number of pages4
    JournalEdinburgh Law Review
    Volume8
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

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    In: Edinburgh Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2004, p. 262-266.

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    Chalmers, James P. / Corporate Criminal Liability: Transco plc v HM Advocate. In: Edinburgh Law Review. 2004 ; Vol. 8, No. 2. pp. 262-266.
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