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  • Spring Bank Holiday May 23, 2019

    Some Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service buildings will be closed for the Spring bank holiday on Monday 27 May and reopening on Tuesday 28 May. Read more ...
  • Fines collection rates rise to 90% May 22, 2019

    The 40th Quarterly Fines Report is published today by the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service – marking a decade of the official publication – and reveals three year collection rates for both sheriff and JP courts have increased to 90%. Read more ...
  • Official Opening of the New Glasgow Tribunals Centre May 13, 2019

    The new Glasgow Tribunals Centre at Atlantic Quay was opened today by President of Scottish Tribunals, The Rt Hon Lady Smith and Senior President of Tribunals, The Rt Hon Sir Ernest Ryder. Read more ...
You can now submit Simple Procedure cases, pay court fees, submit supporting documents and respond to any claim lodged, all online at any time. 
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SCTS has produced an information film which shows the different stages of the jury experience.  Watch the  juror information film Juror film

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.
Read the Evidence and Procedure Review

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.
Read more on Simple Procedure

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