The McTear Case: THE ANALYSIS

FOR EASE OF DOWNLOADING, A PDF VERSION OF THIS POST IS INDICATED BELOW. CLICK THE LINK.

McTear Summary

THE URL FOR THE ORIGINAL TEXT OF THE OPINION OF LORD NIMMO SMITH IN THE CASE

McTEAR VERSUS IMPERIAL TOBACCO COMPANY (2005) IS:

http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/search-judgments/judgment?id=c77c86a6-8980-69d2-b500-ff0000d74aa7

Readers of the summary will find references to the chapter and verse of the ‘OPINION’ at the beginning of each paragraph of the summary.  Do refer to the original ‘OPINION’ if you so wish.

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