Duty of Candour in other jurisdictions

Date published: 13 February 2019

Detailed research paper which examines how duty of candour/ open disclosure requirements have been implemented in other jurisdictions (Excluding England)


Includes developments in the Republic of Ireland for an open disclosure policy and the debates around whether this should be a voluntary or statutory scheme. 

Considers legislation in Scotland to introduce a statutory duty of candour similar to that operating in England, and briefly touches on policy proposals in Wales.

Examines the situation in several international jurisdictions, including Canada, the USA, Australia and New Zealand.

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