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Consultations & Responses

Consultations on behalf of the Lord President and the Judicial Council for Scotland will be published here.

In addition, from time to time judges will wish to respond to government proposals on issues which have a direct impact on the running of the courts. These will be published here.

Sheriff Appeal Court

Friday, 8 January, 2016
News

Scotland’s new Sheriff Appeal Court will now hear civil appeals from sheriff courts, after its jurisdiction in civil cases came into effect this week.

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New Lord President appointed

Friday, 18 December, 2015
News

The Right Honourable Lord Carloway has been appointed as the new Lord President of the Court of Session.

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Glasgow bin lorry FAI

Friday, 4 December, 2015
News

The Determination by Sheriff John Beckett QC in the Glasgow bin lorry fatal accident inquiry will be issued at 12 noon on Monday 7 December 2015.

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The Office of Senator of the College of Justice

Monday, 23 November, 2015
News

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the office of Senator of the College of Justice by April 2016. The Judicial Office for Scotland has informed the Board that there will be three positions available.

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New Sheriff Appeal COurt

Thursday, 5 November, 2015
News

Scotland’s new Sheriff Appeal Court has held its first sitting.

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