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Summaries of Court Opinions

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In certain cases the judgment reached by the court may be of public interest or have wider implications beyond the parties involved. In these cases a summary of the court’s opinion will be produced and published along with a link to the full opinion. The summary provides a short explanation of the decision, the main points that it raises and will give an indication of any further proceedings that may be required. 

You can search judgments and opinions for individual cases on the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service’s website. Please note that only in cases where there is a significant point of law or particular public interest will the opinions be published.

APPEAL DECISION NJDB against JEG

Friday, 22 October, 2010
Court Opinions

The First Division of the Court of Session has today issued its judgment in this appeal from the sheriff court. It has upheld the decision of the sheriff withdrawing all contact between NJDB (the father) and his son [S]. NJDB, however, retains certain restricted responsibilities and rights in respect of [S].

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IMPERIAL TOBACCO LIMITED for JUDICIAL REVIEW

Thursday, 30 September, 2010
Court Opinions

Today at the Court of Session Lord Bracadale dismissed the petition by Imperial Tobacco Limited which sought a ruling that sections 1 and 9 of the Tobacco & Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Act 2010 were outside the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament.

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ASHRAF, AHMED, MALIK,& MOHAMMED v HMA

Thursday, 26 August, 2010
Court Opinions

High Court of Justiciary - Appeal against sentence.

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HMA v STUART COSSAR

Friday, 13 August, 2010
Court Opinions

Appeal Court, High Court of Justiciary

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AXA GENERAL INSURANCE LIMITED AND OTHERS

Friday, 8 January, 2010
Court Opinions

COURT OF SESSION Judicial Review of the Damages (Asbestos-related Conditions) (Scotland) Act 2009 8 January 2010

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Summaries of Court Opinions

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In certain cases the judgment reached by the court may be of wider public interest. In these cases a summary of the court’s Opinion is produced and published along with a link to the full Opinion.

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