• Offers in Settlement

    Mar 09, 2017
    These Rules introduce a mechanism by which a pursuer can put forward a formal offer in settlement. They come into force on 3 April.
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  • Latest Update published

    Feb 28, 2017
    The most recent edition of the Council newsletter, Update, is now available to read.
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  • New advocate member

    Feb 21, 2017
    New advocate member, Kenneth Campbell QC, has been appointed to the Council for a three year term starting from 4 March 2017.
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  • Temporary Exclusion Orders

    Feb 06, 2017
    These Rules implement provisions in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015. These provisions are in Part 1 Chapter 2 and Schedules 2 and 3 which relate to civil proceedings.
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  • Update published

    Jan 18, 2017
    The latest edition of the Council's newsletter, Update, is now available.
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  • Appeal to Court of Session

    Jan 18, 2017
    This instrument changes the Rules concerning certain appeals to the Court of Session. It comes into force on 7 February, 2017.
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  • New miscellaneous instrument

    Dec 15, 2016
    A new instrument noting changes to the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986, the Insolvency Act 1986, and jury summoning numbers, will come into force on 24 December.
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  • 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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