Lord President's speech at the Holyrood Digital Justice Conference

In his address, the Lord President sets out the timetable for the commencement of provisions of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014, his intention to appoint a President of the new Sheriff Appeal Court and announces the publication of the report on the televising of proceedings in court. In addition, he outlines his intention to launch a feasibility study into the creation of a new Energy and Natural Resources Court in the Court of Session to provide a specialist forum for litigations in these fields.

Read Lord Gill's full speech to the Holyrood Digital Justice Conference, which was delivered on Wednesday 28 January 2015, here.

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