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Latest News
  • New advocate member

    Feb 21, 2017
    New advocate member, Kenneth Campbell QC, has been appointed to the Council for a three year term starting from 4 March 2017.
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  • Update published

    Jan 18, 2017
    The latest edition of the Council's newsletter, Update, is now available.
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  • FAI consultation

    Nov 30, 2016
    A consultation has been launched today on the draft Fatal Accident Inquiries Rules, and will run until 23 January, 2017.
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Latest Court Rules
  • Temporary Exclusion Orders

    Feb 06, 2017
    These Rules implement provisions in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015. These provisions are in Part 1 Chapter 2 and Schedules 2 and 3 which relate to civil proceedings.
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  • Appeal to Court of Session

    Jan 18, 2017
    This instrument changes the Rules concerning certain appeals to the Court of Session. It comes into force on 7 February, 2017.
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  • New miscellaneous instrument

    Dec 15, 2016
    A new instrument noting changes to the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986, the Insolvency Act 1986, and jury summoning numbers, will come into force on 24 December.
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