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Environmental Law in Scotland

An Introduction and Guide

Francis McManus

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Focuses on the most important aspects of the substantive law relating to Scotland

This pathfinding textbook concentrates the regulation of pollution in Scotland, including the common law controls. It includes sections on nuisance (including statutory nuisance), noise, air pollution (including climate change), waste, contaminated land and water pollution, planning and control of pollution, and nature conservation. The author also assesses the contribution of European environmental law on the law within Scotland. Providing the student or professional with a sound contextual overview of environmental law, this textbook will serve the reader as a key resource for working with jurisdictional issues within Scotland.


Table of Cases
Table of Legislation
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments
Table of European Legislation
1. Historical Introduction
2. Nuisance
3. Statutory Nuisance
4. Noise
5. Air Pollution
6. Waste
7. Contaminated Land
8. Water
9. Permitting
10. Planning and Pollution Control
11. Nature Conservation

About the Author

Francis McManus is Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Stirling and Emeritus Professor of Law at Edinburgh Napier University. He has been teaching law for over 40 years. He has published several successful textbooks including Delict: A Comprehensive Guide (Edinburgh University Press, 3rd edition, 2017), Environmental Law in Scotland: An Introduction and Guide (Edinburgh University Press, 2016) and is a contributor to Why Noise Matters: A Worldwide Perspective on the Problems, Policies and Solutions by John Stewart (Routledge, 2016).

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