Report of the Review of Policy on Recording and Broadcasting of Proceedings in Court, and Use of Live Text-Based Communications

Wednesday, 28 January, 2015
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A judge-led group which was appointed by the Lord President to review the current policy on the recording and broadcasting of proceedings and the use of live text-based communications from Scottish courts has published its report.

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Arrangements for training of Justices of the Peace in Scotland

Friday, 21 November, 2014
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An analysis of responses to a public consultation on the arrangements for training of Justices of the Peace in Scotland has revealed that a majority favour reform of the system.

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Royal Assent for Scottish courts reform legislation

Tuesday, 11 November, 2014
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The Lord President has welcomed new legislation which will provide Scotland with a civil justice system fit for the 21st century and announced his intention to appoint the president and vice president of a new court to be established under the reforms.

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New Land Court Chairman installed

Friday, 17 October, 2014
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Sheriff Roderick John MacLeod QC has been installed as the tenth Chairman of the Scottish Land Court following the retirement of Lord McGhie.

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New Aberdeen Civil Justice Centre and Commercial Court officially opened

Tuesday, 29 July, 2014
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The new Aberdeen Civil Justice Centre and Commercial Court has been officially opened. The opening ceremony on Tuesday 29 July 2014 was attended by the Lord President, Lord Gill and the Cabinet Secretary of Justice Kenny MacAskill MSP.

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