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  • Civil Online Now Live

    Mar 13, 2018

    Phase one of Civil Online is now live.
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  • The New Glasgow Tribunals Centre Opens 3 April

    Mar 12, 2018

    The Glasgow Tribunals Centre at Atlantic Quay, Glasgow, shared by The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) and HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) will open to the public on Tuesday 3 April.
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  • Construction begins of Scotland’s first justice centre

    Mar 08, 2018

    Work has begun on Scotland’s first purpose-built Justice Centre in Inverness due to be completed late 2019. As well as providing modern court and tribunals facilities, a range of justice and support organisations will be based in the centre providing integrated facilities for victims, witnesses, litigants and other users
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Civil Online Now Live

Civil Online is a secure online service that enables you to access information about your simple procedure case.  More information is available HERE

Civil Online

Juror Information Film

SCTS has produced an information film which shows the different stages of the jury experience.  Watch the juror information film here

Juror film


Reforming the Summary Criminal Court Process

A New Model for Summary Criminal Court Procedure” published in February 2017.   This paper proposes a new core model for summary court procedure which places digital technology and strong case management at the heart of the process.

Evidence and Procedure Review

New Simple Procedure

Simple Procedure replaces the current small claims procedure and part of the summary cause procedure.  It is a court process designed to provide a speedy, inexpensive and informal way to resolve disputes where the monetary value does not exceed £5,000.
If you would like read more please click HERE



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