Codification of private law in Scotland: observations by a civil lawyer

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Rahmatian, A. (2004)
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    into the 21st Century. Essays in Honour of W A Wilson (1996) (henceforth Scots Law into the 21st

    Century) 82; E Clive, “Current codification projects in Scotland” (2000) 4 EdinLR 341. 2 For a brief history of its codification see K Zweigert and H Kötz, An Introduction to Comparative Law,

    3rd edn (tr T Weir) (1998) (henceforth Zweigert and Kötz, Introduction) 157; H Schlosser, Grundzüge

    der Neueren Privatrechtsgeschichte (1979) 67; F Wieacker, A History of Private Law in Europe (tr T

    Weir) (1995) (henceforth Wieacker, History) 266; H Baltl, Österreichische Rechtsgeschichte, 3rd edn

    (1977) 209. On Franz von Zeiller (1751-1828), the draftsman of the final drafts of what was to become

    Forschungsband Franz von Zeiller (1980) 1. 3 J W Cairns, “Historical introduction”, in K G C Reid and R Zimmermann (eds), A History of Private Law

    in Scotland (2000) (henceforth Reid and Zimmermann, History), vol 1, 176; D M Walker, The Scottish

    Legal System, 8th edn (2001) (henceforth Walker, Scottish Legal System) 163, 180. 4 Compare §§ 7, 12, 16 ABGB. 5 See Wieacker, History, 159, 164 et seq. 6 Wieacker, History, 199 et seq, 240, 250. 7 Wieacker, History, 266, 268. 8 This brevity was, however, achieved at the expense of substantial gaps which had to be filled by case-law

    and doctrine during the nineteenth century: compare Zweigert and Kötz, Introduction, 163. 9 Compare Zweigert and Kötz, Introduction, 163. 10 The ABGB consists of three parts: 1. law of persons; 2.1. law of property (possession, ownership, pledges,

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