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  • Using legislation and caselaw

    Level: Standard
    Area: Scotland

    Advisers regularly deal with complex areas of social security and tax credits law. This one-day course explores some of the legal skills required by lay advisers, and gives information on different aspects of the legal system.

    The course covers:

    • Legal research skills – finding the law and legal precedents
    • Using legislation – acts, regulations and caselaw
    • Using the annotated guides – social security legislation (Sweet and Maxwell)
    • Interpreting legislation
    • Information on using the internet for legal research


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