• Act of Sederunt (Fees of Solicitors in the Court of Session, Sheriff Appeal Court and Sheriff Court) (Amendment) 2018

    Jun 11, 2018
    This Act of Sederunt amends the fees of solicitors that are prescribed in the tables of solicitors’ fees. The amended fees have effect in respect of work carried out on or after 24th September 2018.
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  • Fees of Messengers-at-Arms, Sheriff Officers and Shorthand Writers

    Apr 27, 2018
    Act of Sederunt (Fees of Messengers-at-Arms, Sheriff Officers and Shorthand Writers) (Amendment) 2018 amends the fees chargeable by 2.6%. It comes into force on 4 June 2018.
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  • Drug Dealing Telecommunications Restriction Orders

    Dec 22, 2017
    The Act of Sederunt (Summary Applications, Statutory Applications and Appeals etc. Rules Amendment) (Drug Dealing)Telecommunications Restriction Orders) 2017 makes provision for applications for drug dealing telecommunications restriction orders and for the variation, extension or discharge of such orders. It comes into force on 19 January 2018.
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  • Transfers from Lands Tribunal for Scotland under the Electronic Communications Code

    Dec 22, 2017
    The Act of Sederunt (Summary Applications, Statutory Applications and Appeals etc. Rules Amendment) (Transfer from Lands Tribunal for Scotland) 2017 makes provision for cases transferred from the Lands Tribunal for Scotland to the sheriff court under the Electronic Communications Code (Jurisdiction) Regulations 2017. It comes into force on 19 January 2018.
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  • New Rules: Court of Session sittings

    Nov 28, 2017
    This Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session 1994 Amendment) (Sittings of the Court) 2017 sets out when the Court of Session sits and comes into force on 1 January 2018.
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  • Illegal working compliance order applications

    Nov 13, 2017
    This Act of Sederunt amends the Act of Sederunt (Summary Applications, Statutory Applications and Appeals etc. Rules) 1999. It makes provision for applications connected to illegal working compliance orders under the Immigration Act 2016 (c.19) to be made by minute in the process of the original order, and comes into force on 1 December 2017.
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  • 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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