As a result of section 10(1) of the 1985 Act, there was no need to enter into the field of Hedley Byrne type ‘special relationships’ and whether a duty of care was owed: the statute provided the remedy, and its practical effect was that one contracting party had a duty to the other not to make negligent misrepresentations which induced the other to contract.
2001 SC 829,  ScotCS 80
Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1985 10
See Also – John Stewart Hamilton and others v Allied Domecq Plc OHCS 1-Aug-2003
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Updated: 08 January 2021; Ref: scu.169055