Scottish Courts Logo

Ordinary Cause Rules

ACT OF SEDERUNT (SHERIFF COURT ORDINARY CAUSE RULES) 1993 No.1956 (S.223)

Schedule 1

Arrangement of Ordinary Cause Rules

Initiation and progress of causes

File 
Chapter 1 - Citation, Interpretation, Representation and Forms
Download
Chapter 1A - Lay representation
Download
Chapter 2 - Relief from compliance with rules
Download
Chapter 3 - Commencement of causes (1)
(for arrestments on the dependence made prior to 1 April 2008)
Download
Chapter 3 - Commencement of causes (2)
(Actions lodged before 30 September 2010)
Download
Chapter 3 - Commencement of causes (3)
(Actions lodged on or after 30 September 2010)
Download
Chapter 5 - Citation, service and intimation (1)
(Actions lodged before 30 September 2010)
Download
Chapter 5 - Citation, service and intimation (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 30 September 2010 and before 4 April 2011)
Download
Chapter 5 - Citation, service and intimation (3)
(Actions lodged on or after 4 April 2011)
Download
Chapter 6 - Arrestment (1)
(for arrestments on the dependence made prior to 1 April 2008)
Download
Chapter 6 - Interim Diligence (2)
Download
Chapter 7 - Undefended Causes
Download
Chapter 8 - Reponing
Download
Chapter 9 - Standard Procedure in Defended Causes (1)
(Actions lodged before 3 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 9 - Standard Procedure in Defended Causes (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 3 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 9A - Documents and Witnesses
Download
Chapter 10 - Additional Procedure (1)
(Actions lodged before 3 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 10 - Additional Procedure (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 3 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 11 - The Process
Download
Chapter 12 - Interlocutors (1)
(Actions lodged before 1 August 2012)
Download
Chapter 12 - Interlocutors (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 1 August 2012)
Download
Chapter 13 - Party MInuter Procedure
Download
Chapter 13A - Interventions by the Commission for Equality and Human Rights
Download
Chapter 13B - Interventions by the Scottish Commission for Human Rights
Download
Chapter 14 - Applications by Minute (1)
(Actions lodged before 3 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 14 - Applications by Minute (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 3 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 15 - Motions
Download
Chapter 16 - Decrees by Default
Download
Chapter 17 - Summary decrees (1)
(Actions lodged before 1 August 2012)
Download
Chapter 17 - Summary decrees (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 1 August 2012)
Download
Chapter 18 - Amendment of pleadings
Download
Chapter 19 - Counterclaims
Download
Chapter 20 - Third party procedure
Download
Chapter 21 - Documents founded on or adopted in pleadings
Download
Chapter 22 - Preliminary Pleas
Download
Chapter 23 - Abandonment
Download
Chapter 24 - Withdrawal of solicitors
Download
Chapter 25 - Minutes of sist and transference
Download
Chapter 26 - Transfer and Remit of causes
Download
Chapter 27 - Caution and Security
Download
Chapter 28 - Recovery of evidence (1)
(Actions lodged before 4 April 2011)
Download
Chapter 28 - Recovery of evidence (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 4 April 2011)
Download
Chapter 28A - Pre-Proof Hearing (1)
(Actions lodged before 3 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 28A - Pre-Proof Hearing (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 3 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 29 - Proof
Download
Chapter 30 - Decrees, Extracts and Execution
Download
Chapter 31 - Appeals
Download
Chapter 32 - Taxation of expenses
Download
Chapter 32A - Live links
Download

Special provisions in relation to particular causes

File 
Chapter 33 - Family actions (1)
(Actions lodged before 1 January 2011)
Download
Chapter 33 - Family actions (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 1 January 2011 and before 4 April 2011)
Download
Chapter 33 - Family actions (3)
(Actions lodged on or after 4 April 2011 and before 28 November 2011)
Download
Chapter 33 - Family actions (4)
(Actions lodged on or after 28 November 2011 and before 1 August 2012)
Download
Chapter 33 - Family actions (5)
(Actions lodged on or after 1 August 2012 and before 24 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 33 - Family actions (6)
(Actions lodged on or after 24 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 33a - Civil Partnership actions (1)
(Actions lodged before 1 January 2011)
Download
Chapter 33a - Civil Partnership actions (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 1 January 2011 and before 6 April 2011)
Download
Chapter 33a - Civil Partnership actions (3)
(Actions lodged on or after 6 April 2011 and before 28 November 2011)
Download
Chapter 33a - Civil Partnership actions (4)
(Actions lodged on or after 28 November 2011 and before 1 August 2012)
Download
Chapter 33a - Civil Partnership Actions (5)
(Actions lodged on or after 1 August 2012 and before 24 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 33a - Civil Partnership actions (6)
(Actions lodged on or after 24 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 33AA - Expeditious resolution of certain causes
(Actions lodged on or after 3 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 33B - Financial provision for former cohabitants
(Actions lodged before 1 August 2012)
Download
Chapter 33C - Referrals to Principal Reporter
(Actions lodged on or after 24 June 2013)
Download
Chapter 34 - Actions relating to heritable property (1)
(Actions relating for causes commenced prior to 1 April 2008)
Download
Chapter 34 - Actions relating to heritable property (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 1 April 2008 and before 30 September 2010)
Download
Chapter 34 - Actions relating to heritable property (3)
(Actions lodged on or after 30 September 2010)
Download
Chapter 35 - Actions of multiplepoinding
Download
Chapter 36 - Actions of damages (1)
( Including personal injury actions lodged on or after 02 November 2009 and before 29 July 2010)
Download
Chapter 36 - Actions of damages (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 29 July 2010 and before 28 November 2011)
Download
Chapter 36 - Actions of damages (3)
(Actions lodged on or after 28 November 2011)
Download
Chapter 37 - Causes under the Presumption of Death (Scotland) act 1977
Download
Chapter 38 - European Court
Download
Chapter 39 - Provisions in relation to curators ad litem
Download
Chapter 40 - Commercial actions (1)
(Actions lodged before 1 August 2012)
Download
Chapter 40 - Commercial actions (2)
(Actions lodged on or after 1 August 2012)
Download
Chapter 41 - Protection from Abuse (Scotland) Act 2001
Download
Chapter 41A - Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2011
Download
Chapter 42 - Competition appeal tribunal
Download
Chapter 43 - Causes relating to Articles 101 and 102 of the treaty on the functioning of the European union
Download
Chapter 44 - Equality Enactments (1)
(actions lodged before 1 October 2010)
Download
Chapter 44 - The Equality Act 2010 (2)
(actions lodged on or after 1 October 2010)
Download
Chapter 45- Vulnerable Witness (Scotland) Act 2004
Download
Chapter 46 - Companies Act 2006
Download
Chapter 47 - Actions of division and sale and orders for division and/or sale of property
(for actions lodged on or after 28 November 2011)
Download
Chapter 48 - Reporting restrictions under the Contempt of Court Act 1981
Download
Chapter 49 - Admiralty actions
Download
Chapter 50 - Lodging audio or audio-visual recordings of children
Download