2a) Yes; 2b) No.
- The legal system in Scotland is different from the legal system of the rest of the UK.
- The Scottish legal system is based on Roman law.
- True: After the Act of Union, the [Roman-law based] Scottish system was allowed to stay in place.
- however, [it's not that different as] most of the [Scottish] law is the same [as the law of the rest of the UK]
- and the law laid down by Parliament is almost followed in Scotland.
- The major area of difference is in landholding.
- The [landholding] system for the rest of the UK [not Scotland] is based on Norman Practice; Case law. [Meaning that] There used to be travelling courts which tried cases and established precedents which were then followed by other courts.
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