• Applications for expenses out of the Legal Aid Fund

    Oct 17, 2017
    The Act of Sederunt (Civil Legal Aid Rules Amendment) 2017 amends the Act of Sederunt (Civil Legal Aid Rules) 1987 in relation to applications under section 19(1) of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986. It comes into force on 13 November 2017.
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  • Case management & other provisions

    Jul 13, 2017
    Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session 1994 and Summary Application Rules 1999 Amendment) (Miscellaneous) 2017 amends Chapter 49 of the Rules of the Court of Session 1994 and comes into force on 18 September.
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  • Trafficking & Exploitation Order

    Jun 21, 2017
    This Act of Sederunt (Summary Application Rules 1999 Amendment) (Trafficking and Exploitation Orders) 2017) amends the current Summary Applications, Statutory Applications and Appeals etc. Rules 1999 in consequence of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 (‘the 2015 Act’). The rules relating to TEPOs in the Act of Sederunt will come into force on 30 June 2017 and the rules relating to TEROs will come into force on 31 October 2017.
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  • Insolvency Proceedings

    Jun 19, 2017
    This Act of Sederunt amends the Sheriff Court Bankruptcy Rules 2016, the Rules of the Court of Session 1994, the Judicial Factors Rules 1992 and the Sheriff Court Company Insolvency Rules 1986 to replace references to Regulation (EC) 1346/2000 of 29 May 2000 on insolvency proceedings. It comes into force on 26 June 2017.
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  • EU Damages Directive & Competition Act

    Jun 19, 2017
    The Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session 1994 and Ordinary Cause Rules 1993 Amendment) (Competition Proceedings) 2017 amends various court rules in consequence of recent amendments to the Competition Act 1998 made by the Claims in respect of Loss or Damage arising from Competition Infringements (Competition Act 1998 and Other Enactments (Amendment)) Regulations 2017. It came into force on 26 May 2017.
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  • Agents withdrawal & Judicial Review Rules

    Jun 15, 2017
    This Act of Sederunt amends chapter 30 (withdrawal of agents) of the Rules of the Court of Session (“Rules”) to place additional requirements on agents who withdraw from acting and to allow the Court, on its own initiative, to ordain the party whose agent has withdrawn from acting to intimate whether they intend to proceed. It comes into force on 17 July 2017.
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  • European Small Claims Procedure

    Jun 08, 2017
    Act of Sederunt (Sheriff Court Rules Amendment) (European Small Claims Procedure and European Order for Payment Procedure) 2017, will come into force on 14 July 2017.
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  • Lay Representation Rules

    Jun 08, 2017
    This Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session, Sheriff Appeal Court Rules and Sheriff Court Rules Amendment) (Lay Representation) 2017) amends the current Court of Session, Sheriff Appeal Court, Ordinary Cause. Summary Cause and Summary Application Rules. It comes into force on 3 July 2017.
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  • Rules for Simple Procedure & FAI

    May 23, 2017
    This Act of Sederunt (Sheriff Court Rules Amendment) (Miscellaneous) 2017, amends the Act of Sederunt (Simple Procedure) 2016 (‘the Simple Procedure Rules”) and the Act of Sederunt (Fatal Accident Inquiry Rules) 2017 (“the FAI Rules”).
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  • Sheriff officers - fees

    May 16, 2017
    This Act of Sederunt amends the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Sheriff Officers) (No. 2) 2002 to extend its application to simple procedure cases and appeals in the Sheriff Appeal Court.
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