Scottish Courts Logo

Court of Session Forms

The numbered Court of Session Forms relate to the Court of Session Rules of Court. There may be other administrative forms in use which are not included in this section.

Caveats

File 
Form 5.2
Form of caveat
Download

Form of certificate of likely duration of diet

File 
Form 6.2
Form of certificate of likely duration of diet
Download

Extracts

File 
Form 7.1
Form of application to extractor for extract of a decree
Download
Form 7.6
Form of statement of accumulated sum to be lodged with application for extract of decree of adjudication
Download

Application by party litigant for lay support

File 
Form 12.A-A
Application by party litigant for lay support
Download
Form 12B.2
Application by party litigant for lay representation
Download

Summonses, Notice, Warrants and Calling

File 
Form 13.2-A
Form of summons and backing
Download
Form 13.2-B
Principal forms of conclusion
Download
Form 13.7
Form of citation of defender
Download
Form 13.12
Form of notice of intimation to person holding a heritable security in an action relating to heritable property
Download

Petitions

File 
Form 14A.2
Statement to accompany application for interim deligence
Download
Form 14.4
Form of petition
Download
Form 14.7
Form of citation in petition
Download

Applications by minute or note

File 
Form 15.1
Form of notice of minute
Download
Form 15.2
Form of notice of Note
Download

Service, intimation and diligence

File 
Form 16.2
Form of certificate of personal service or intimation on a warrant on person furth of United Kingdom
Download
Form 16.3
Form of certificate of service or intimation on a warrant by messenger-at-arms
Download
Form 16.4
Form of certificate of service, or intimation on a warrant, by post
Download
Form 16.5
Download
Form 16.7
Form of certificate of intimation of a document
Download
Form 16.15-A
Download
Form 16.15-B
Form of schedule of arrestment on the dependence
Download
Form 16.15-BB
Form of schedule of arrestment of ship on the dependence
Download
Form 16.15-C
Form of schedule of arrestment in rem of ship, cargo or other maritime res to enforce maritime hypothec or lien
Download
Form 16.15-D
Form of schedule of arrestment in rem of ship to enforce non-pecuniary claim
Download
Form 16.15-G
Form of charge for payment of money
Download
Form 16.15-H
Form of certificate of execution of arrestment
Download
Form 16.15-HH
Form of certificate of arrestment of ship to found jurisdiction
Download
Form 16.15-J
Form of certificate of execution of arrestment of ship or cargo on the dependence
Download
Form 16.15-K
Form of certificate of execution of charge for payment
Download
Form 16.16
Form of Service of copy final decree under section 73C of the Debtors (Scotland) Act 1987
Download
Form 16-15-I
Form of certificate of execution of arrestment of ship or cargo in rem
Download
Form 16.15-AA
Form of schedule of arrestment of ship to found jurisdiction
Download
Form 23.2
Form of motion
Download

Motions

File 
Form 23.1C
Form of motion by email
Download
Form 23.1D
Form of motion
Download
Form 23.4
Download
Form 23.5
Form of consent to motion
Download

Amendment of pleadings

File 
Form 24.3
Form of notice to additional or substitute party
Download

Devolution

File 
Form 25A.5
Form of intimation to a relevant authority of a devolution issue raised in civil proceedings
Download
Form 25A.12
Form of intimation to a relevant authority that the court is considering making an order under [section 102 of the Scotland Act 1998/section 81 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998/section 153 of the Government of Wales Act 2006]
Download

Third party procedure

File 
Form 26.1-A
Form of third party notice
Download
Form 26.1-B
Download
Form 26.1-C
Form of third party notice by third party
Download

Withdrawal of agents

File 
Form 30.2
Form of notice of intimation to party whose agent has withdrawn
Download

Caution and security

File 
Form 33.12
Form of book to be kept by the Accountant of Court under section 4 of the Court of Session Consignations (Scotland) Act 1895
Download

Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004

File 
Form 35A.2
Form of child witness notice
Download
Form 35A.3
Form of vulnerable witness application
Download
Form 35A.4
Form of certificate of intimation
Download
Form 35A.6
Form of application for review
Download
Form 35A.7
Form of child witness notice
Download

Recovery of evidence

File 
Form 35.3-A
Form of order of court and certificate in optional procedure for recovery of documents
Download
Form 35.3A-A
Form of order of court and certificate in optional procedure for recovery of documents - party litigant cases
Download
Form 35.3-B
Form of intimation to Deputy Principal Clerk of Session and other parties of documents recovered under optional procedure
Download
Form 35.3-C
Form of receipt to haver for documents recovered under optional procedure
Download
Form 35.3-D
Form of receipt from party other than party who originally recovered documents under optional procedure
Download
Form 35.4-A
Download
Form 35.4-B
Download
Form 35.4-C
Form of citation of haver to commission for recovery of documents
Download
Form 35.4-D
Form of oath for haver or witness at commission
Download
Form 35.4-E
Form of affirmation for haver or witness at commission
Download
Form 35.11-A
Form of citation of witness to commission to take his evidence
Download
Form 35.11-B
Form of certificate of citation of witness to appear at commission
Download
Form 35.11-C
Form of certificate of citation of witness personally at commission to give evidence
Download
Form 35.15-A
Form of minute for letter of request
Download
Form 35.15-B
Form of letter of request
Download
Form 35.16-A
Form of minute for request to take evidence
Download
Form 35.16-B
Form of notice to person in another Member State of intention to seek to take direct evidence
Download
Form 35.16-C
Form of response form to be completed and returned to requesting court by witness
Download

Proofs

File 
Form 36.10-A
Form of oath for witness
Download
Form 36.10-B
Form of affirmation for witness
Download

Jury Trials

File 
Form 36.2-A
Form of citation of witness to proof or jury trial
Download
Form 36.2-C
Form of certificate of citation of witness personally at proof or jury trial
Download
Form 37.2-A
Form of jury precept
Download
Form 37.2-B
Form of citation of juror
Download
Form 37.6-A
Form of oath for jurors
Download
Form 37.6-B
Form of affirmation for jurors
Download

Reclaiming

File 
Form 38.5
Form of reclaiming motion to be written on Form 23.2
Download
Form 38.12
Form of note of objection to competency of reclaiming
Download
Form 38.13
Download

New Trial

File 
Form 39.3
Form of note of objection to competecy of application for a new trial
Download
Form 39.4
Download

Leave to appeal

File 
Form 40.2
Form of application for leave to appeal
Download

Appeals from inferior court

File 
Form 40.10
Form of note of objection to competency of appeal from inferior court
Download
Form 40.11
Form of timetable in appeal from inferior court
Download
Form 40.15
Form of certification by Deputy Principal Clerk on retransmitting abandoned appeal
Download

Appeals under statute

File 
Form 41.5
Form of note of objection to competency of appeal under statute
Download
Form 41.9
Form of case in appeal under statute to the Court of Session
Download
Form 41.12
Form of case in appeal under statute to the Court of Session
Download
Form 41.17
Form of certification by Deputy Principal Clerk on retransmitting abandoned appeal
Download
Form 41.25
Form of appeal in appeal under statute to the Court of Session
Download
Form 41.29
Form of timetable in appeal under statute
Download
Form 41.52C
Form of notice of intention to pursue application or appeal under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002
Download
Form 41.55
Form of reference on a preliminary point under an ACAS Scheme
Download

Taxation of accounts and fees of solicitors

File 
Form 42.7
Download

Actions of damages for, or arising from, personal injuries

File 
Form 43.1A
Form of draft interlocutor granting authority to raise action based on clinical negligence as an ordinary action
Download
Form 43.2-A
Form of summons and backing in personal injury actions
Download
Form 43.2-B
Download
Form 43.3
Form of citation of defender
Download
Form 43.6
Form of timetable order
Download
Form 43.6A
Form of certificate of likely duration of diet
Download
Form 43.9
Form of Statement of Value of Claim
Download
Form 43.10
Form of minute of pre-trial meeting
Download
Form 43.12
Form of conclusion for application for provisional damages
Download
Form 43.13-A
Form of conclusion for application for an award of further damages
Download
Form 43.13-B
Form of notice of application for further damages
Download
Form 43.15
Form of notice of intimation to connected person in an action for damages
Download

Time to pay directions

File 
Form 44.2-A
Form of notice to debtor under the Debtors (Scotland) Act 1987 about time to pay directions
Download
Form 44.2-B
Form of application for a time to pay direction
Download
Form 44.3
Form of notice of application for decree and objection to application for time to pay direction made by defender
Download

Actions of division and sale

File 
Form 45A.2
Form of citation of unnamed occupiers
Download

Admiralty actions

File 
Form 46.6
Form of preliminary act in ship collision action
Download
Form 46.9
Intimation to the International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund
Download

Family actions

File 
Form 49.8-A
Form of notice of intimation to children and next of kin in family action where address of defender is not known
Download
Form 49.8-B
Form of notice of intimation to person with whom defender is alleged to have committed adultery
Download
Form 49.8-C
Form of notice of intimation to relatives and curator bonis in family action where defender suffers from mental disorder
Download
Form 49.8-D
Form of notice of intimation to additional spouse of either party in proceedings relating to polygamous marriage
Download
Form 49.8-E
Form of notice to local authority or other person who may be liable to maintain a child
Download
Form 49.8-F
Form of notice of intimation to person who in fact exercises care or control
Download
Form 49.8-G
Form of notice of intimation to parent or guardian in family action for a section 11 order
Download
Form 49.8-H
Form of notice of intimation to local authority in family action by non-parent for a residence order in respect of a child
Download
Form 49.8-J
Form of notice of intimation to person whose consent is necessary or has an interest as heritable creditor in the transfer of property
Download
Form 49.8-K
Form of notice of intimation to third party transferee or other person having an interest in the transfer of property
Download
Form 49.8-L
Form of notice of intimation to third party or other person having an interest in an application under the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981
Download
Form 49.8-M
Form of notice of intimation to person responsible for pension arrangement in relation to order for payment in respect of pension lump sum under section 12A of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985
Download
Form 49.8-MA
Form of notice of intimation to person responsible for pension arrangement in relation to application for pension sharing order under section 8(1)(baa) of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985
Download
Form 49.8-N
Form of notice of intimation to a child of a family action in which an order under section 11 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 is sought
Download
Form 49.8-O
Form of notice of intimation to third party or person having an interest in an application under Chapter 3 or 4 of Part 3 of the Civil Partnership Act 2004
Download
Form 49.8-P
Form of intimation of application for financial provision on intestacy under section 29(2) of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006
Download
Form 49.14-C
Form of notice to defender where it is stated that he consents to decree of separation
Download
Form 49.14-D
Form of notice of consent in action of separation under section 1(2)(d) of the Divorce (Scotland) Act 1976
Download
Form 49.13-B
Form of certificate by medical officer or hospital or similar institution
Download
Form 49.14-B
Form of notice of consent in action of divorce under section 1(2)(d) of the Divorce (Scotland) Act 1976
Download
Form 49.14-E
Form of notice to defender in an action of divorce where it is stated that there has been five years non-cohabitation
Download
Form 49.14-F
Form of notice to defender in an action of separation where it is stated that there has been five years non-cohabitation
Download
Form 49.14-G
Form of notice to defender in action of divorce where an interim gender recognition certificate has been issued
Download
Form 49.14-A
Form of notice to defender where it is stated that he consents to decree of divorce
Download
Form 49.29-A
Form of minute for decree in undefended family action
Download
Form 49.29-B
Form of official card to be completed when decree sought in undefended family action
Download
Form 49.70
Form of certificate of delivery of documents to chief constable
Download
Form 49.73-A
Under the Divorce (Scotland) Act 1976, Section 1(2)(d) Simplified Procedure
Download
Form 49.73-B
Under the Divorce (Scotland) Act 1976, Section 1(2)(e) Simplified Procedure
Download
Form 49.73-C
Under the Divorce (Scotland) Act 1976, Section 1(1)(b) Simplified Procedure
Download
Form 49.76-A
Form of citation in simplified divorce application under section 1(2)(d) of the Divorce (Scotland) Act 1976
Download
Form 49.76-B
Form of citation in simplified divorce application under section 1(2)(e) of the Divorce (Scotland) Act 1976
Download
Form 49.76-BA
Form of citation in simplified divorce application under section 1(1)(b) of the Divorce (Scotland) Act 1976
Download
Form 49.76-C
Form of intimation to child or next of kin in simplified divorce application under section 1(2)(e) of the Divorce (Scotland) Act 1976
Download
Form 49.76-D
Form of certificate of service of simplified divorce application
Download
Form 49.76-E
Form of certificate of service of simplified divorce application by messenger-at-arms
Download
Form 49.80B-A
Under the” Civil Partnership Act 2004 section 117(3)(c) Simplified Procedure
Download
Form 49.80B-B
Under the” Civil Partnership Act 2004 section 117(3)(d) Simplified Procedure
Download
Form 49.80B-C
Under the” Civil Partnership Act 2004 section 117(3)(b) Simplified Procedure
Download
Form 49.80E-B
Form of citation in simplified dissolution of civil partnership application under section 117(3)(d) of the Civil Partnership Act 2004
Download
Form 49.80E-C
Form of citation in simplified dissolution of civil partnership application under section 117(2)(b) of the Civil Partnership Act 2004
Download
Form 49.80E-D
Form of intimation to child or next-of-kin in simplified dissolution of civil partnership application under section 117(3)(d) or 117(2) of the Civil Partnership Act 2004
Download
Form 49.80E-E
Form of certificate of service of simplified dissolution application
Download
Form 49.80E-F
Form of certificate of service of simplified dissolution application by messenger-at-arms
Download
Form 49.83-A
Form of certificate relating to the making of a maintenance assessment under the Child Support Act 1991
Download
Form 49.83-B
Form of certificate relating to the cancellation or ceasing to have effect of a maintenance assessment under the Child Support Act 1991
Download
Form 49.84-A
Form of certificate endorsed on extract order for aliment affected by maintenance assessment
Download
Form 49.84-B
Form of certificate endorsed on extract order for aliment on maintenance assessment being cancelled or ceasing to have effect
Download

Causes under the Presumption of Death (Scotland) Act 1977

File 
Form 50.2-A
Form of citation by advertisement on action of declarator of death under section 1(1) of the Presumption of Death (Scotland) Act 1977
Download
Form 50.2-B
Form of notice of intimation in an action of declarator of death under section 1(1) of the Presumption of Death (Scotland) Act 1997
Download

Actions of multiplepoinding

File 
Form 51.5
Form of advertisement for objections and claims in action of multiplepoinding
Download

Actions of reduction

File 
Form 53.2
Form of notice of intimation to clerk of inferior court or tribunal in action of reduction
Download

Undefended action of proving the tenor

File 
Form 52.3
Form of minute for decree in undefended action of proving the tenor
Download

Applications for judicial review

File 
Form 58.6
Form of petition in application for judicial review
Download
Form 58.8A
Form of Minute of Intervention
Download

Applications for letters

File 
Form 59.1-A
Form of letters of arrestment
Download

Judicial factors

File 
Form 61.2
Form of petition under section 9(5)(a) of the Act of 1995 for appointment of a judicial factor
Download
Form 61.5-A
Form of advertisement of petition for appointment of judicial factor
Download
Form 61.5-B
Form of advertisement of petition for discharge of judicial factor
Download
Form 61.18
Form of notice in the Edinburgh Gazette of application for appointment of judicial factor on estate of deceased person
Download
Form 61.20
Form of notice in the Edinburgh Gazette and appropriate newspaper calling for claims
Download
Form 61.25
Form of notice in the Edinburgh Gazette on lodging statement of funds and schemes of division
Download
Form 61.31
Form of notice where application for discharge is made to Accountant of Court
Download
Form 61.33
Form of notice in the Edinburgh Gazette of application for appointment of judicial factor on estate of deceased person
Download

Recognition, registration and enforcement of foreign judgments, etc.

File 
Form 62.2
Form of certificate of currency conversion
Download
Form 62.9
Form of notice to judgment debtor of registration of judgment under the Administration of Justice Act 1920 or the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1933
Download
Form 62.11
Form of certificate to be appended to copy of judgment certified under section 10 of the Administration of Justice Act 1920 or the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1933
Download
Form 62.16
Form of notice of registration of award under the Arbitration (International Investments Disputes) Act 1966
Download
Form 62.28
Form of petition for registration of a judgment under section 4 of the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 or under Article 38, Article 57 or Article 58 of the Council Regulation or the Lugano Convention
Download
Form 62.33
Form of notice of decree and warrant for registration of a judgment under section 4 of the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 or under Article 38, Article 57 or Article 58 of the Council Regulation or the Lugano Convention
Download
Form 62.40-A
Form of certificate under section 12 of the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 of a judgment given by the court or a court settlement
Download
Form 62.40-B
Form of certificate by Keeper of the Registers of writ registered for execution in the Books of Council and Session for registration under Article 50 of Schedule 1 or 3C to the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982
Download
Form 62.41-A
Form of certificate of money provisions in an interlocutor for registration under Schedule 6 to the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982
Download
Form 62.41-B
Form of certificate by the Keeper of the Registers of money provisions in a writ registered for execution in the Books of Council and Session for registration under Schedule 6 to the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982
Download
Form 62.42-A
Form of certificate of non-money provisions in an interlocutor for registration under Schedule 7 to the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982
Download
Form 62.42-B
Form of certificate by Keeper of the Registers of non-money provisions in a writ registered for execution in the Books of Council and Session for registration under Schedule 7 to the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982
Download
Form 62.51
Form of notice of decree and warrant for registration of an order under the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1987, the Criminal Justice Act 1988 or the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989
Download
Form 62.59
Recognition, registration and enforcement of foreign judgments, etc
Download
Form 62.65
Form of notice of registration of decision under a relevant instrument
Download
Form 62.38
Form of petition for registration of a judgment under paragraph 5 of Schedule 7 to the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982
Download
Form 62.69
Form of petition for enforcement of a judgment under Article 28 of the Council Regulation
Download
Form 62.73
Form of notice of decree and warrant for registration of a judgment under Article 28 of the Council Regulation
Download

Applications under Section 1 of the Administration of Justice (Scotland) Act 1972

File 
Form 64.6
Form of order of court in procedure for recovery of documents under Chapter 64
Download
Form 64.9
Notice to accompany order of the court when served by Commissioner
Download

References to the European Court of Justice

File 
Form 65.3
Form of reference to the European Court
Download

Applications under the Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978

File 
Form 67.8-A
Application for an Adoption Order under Section 29 or 30 of the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007
Download
Form 67.8-B
Application for an Order under Section 59(1)of the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007
Download
Form 67.13-A