Act of Sederunt (Sheriff Court Appeal Rules) 2015

Oct 23, 2015
The Act of Sederunt (Sheriff Court Appeal Rules) 2015 makes provision about procedure to be followed in appeals to the Sheriff Appeal Court in civil proceedings.

Appeals can be made from a decision of the sheriff or under existing appeal provisions, as modified by section 109.  Additionally, applications for a new trial or to enter a jury verdict may be made following a jury trial in the sheriff court.

The Rules come into force on 01 January 2016, when the Sheriff Appeal Court takes up its civil jurisdiction and competence. 

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