NI law society provides translated leaflets

The Law Society of Northern Ireland has published various translated information leaflets on legal matters.

They have been translated by students into 9 languages including Chinese and Arabic, covering topics such as property, claiming asylum, making a will. They are available for download from both the Society’s publications section and a news item on Community NI website. Hard copies are available on request from the Society or solicitor firms throughout Northern Ireland.

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Overview on Scottish devolution powers

The Scottish Parliament has issued a new Guide to Devolution that they suggest may be useful to voluntary organisations and others. This provides a short history to date as well as an overview of the new powers under the Scotland Bill 2015-16. It also explains the position on welfare issues, with a graph on expenditure on welfare benefits after further devolution.

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