SCS Publication Scheme
Under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 any person can make a request to the Scottish Court Service to have access to information, unless that information is exempt.
The Scottish Court Service is required to publish and maintain a publication scheme which gives details of the range of information that we routinely publish. It also provides details of how you can access this information, and tells you whether it is available free, or if there is a charge for it.
Scottish Court Service Publication Scheme
When writing to us to request information, please include your name and address, full details of the information or documents you would like to receive. Please also include a telephone number so we can telephone you to clarify any details, if necessary.
Please note that courts, their staff and judges are not designated public authorities so are not required to make information available in response to requests. The Scottish Court Service, as an independent statutory body, is a public authority in terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 but is only responsible for the administration of the courts. Court documents as defined in the Scottish Information Commissioner's exemption briefing note on section 37 of the Act are exempt from release but may be available under the normal court procedures.
The Freedom of Information Officer
Scottish Court Service Headquarters
1A Parliament Square