• FAI consultation

    Nov 30, 2016
    A consultation has been launched today on the draft Fatal Accident Inquiries Rules, and will run until 23 January, 2017.
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  • Simple Procedure

    Nov 29, 2016
    The new Simple Procedure Rules developed by the Council came into force on 28 November.
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  • Simple Procedure & other Rules changes

    Nov 17, 2016
    This instrument primarily makes amendments relating to the new Simple Procedure Rules but also contains changes to the new Bankruptcy Rules and minor changes to the Ordinary Cause Personal Injury Rules.
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  • Civil Online update

    Nov 15, 2016
    The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) is delaying the launch of its Civil Online system in order to invest more time in extensive testing.
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  • Update published

    Oct 31, 2016
    The latest edition of the Council's newsletter, Update, is now available.
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  • Court fees

    Oct 25, 2016
    The Act of Sederunt (Fees of Solicitors and Shorthand Writers in the Court of Session, Sheriff Appeal Court and Sheriff Court Amendment) 2016 makes amendments and additions to fees in these courts
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  • Serious Crime Prevention Orders

    Oct 25, 2016
    The Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session 1994 and Summary Application Rules 1999 Amendment) (Serious Crime Prevention Orders etc.) 2016 extends the availability of Serious Crime Prevention Orders so that they can be made in Scotland.
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  • Changes under postal services act

    Oct 25, 2016
    The Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session1994 Amendment) (Postal Administration) 2016 results from legislative changes under the Postal Services Act 2011.
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  • Simple procedure implementation

    Oct 21, 2016
    The Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session 1994 and Sheriff Court Rules Amendment) (No. 4) (Simple Procedure) 2016 is part of the implementation programme for simple procedure and comes into force on the same day, 28 November 2016, as the relevant parts of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 and the simple procedure rules.
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  • Annual Programme interim update

    Oct 13, 2016
    The Council today published an update on its progress in meeting the priorities set out in its Annual Programme for 2016-17.
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Providing Feedback

The SCJC welcomes feedback on any aspect of court rules.

Please email your comments to the Secretariat scjc@scotcourts.gov.uk