• COVID-19 Measures Update: Use of Lateral Flow Devices

    Dec 09, 2021
    This week the First Minister provided an update to the Scottish Parliament on the country’s progress in tackling COVID-19. In particular she provided an update on what is known about the Omicron variant and the steps being taken to respond.
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  • New Court of Session Rule

    Dec 04, 2021
    The Act of Sederunt (Summary Applications, Statutory Applications and Appeals etc. Rules 1999 and Sheriff Appeal Court Rules Amendment) (Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Act 2019) 2021 was made by the Court of Session on Thursday 02 December 2021 and laid before the Scottish Parliament on Friday 03 December 2021. It will come into force on Friday 17 December 2021.
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  • SCTS closed on Monday 6 December

    Dec 03, 2021
    All Scottish Courts and Tribunals will be closed on Monday 6 December for the St Andrew’s Day bank holiday.
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  • Latest criminal court figures show strong progress

    Dec 02, 2021
    The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service quarterly statistical bulletin is published today providing quarterly Official Statistics on criminal case activity in Scotland.
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  • Senators of the College of Justice appointments

    Dec 01, 2021
    The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the office of Senator of the College of Justice.
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