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Title: Corporate culpable homicide: Transco plc v HM Advocate
Authors: Chalmers, James
Keywords: corporate manslaughter
corporate killing
health and safety
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Citation: James Chalmers, 'Corporate culpable homicide: Transco plc v HM Advocate. Edinburgh Law Review, 2004, vol.8, pp. 262-266
Abstract: 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.
ISSN: 1364-9809
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