SCJC Publications

Scottish Civil Justice Council publications are available here. 

SCJC Updates:

Update Issue 9 - April 2017
Update Issue 8 - February 2017
Update Issue 7 - January 2017
Update Issue 6 - October 2016
Update Issue 5 - August 2016
Update Issue 4 - June 2016
Update Issue 3 - May 2016
Update Issue 2 - February 2016
Update Issue 1 - January 2016


General publications:

The New Civil Procedure Rules - First Report and Annex
Interim update on priorities (published 13 October 2016)
Report on the consultation on the draft Simple Procedure Rules (published 06 June 2016)
Consultation on the draft Simple Procedure Rules (published 25 November 2015)
Final Report of the Rules Rewrite Working Group (published 24 April 2015)
Costs and Funding Committee Report on Implementation of the Report and Recommendations
of Sheriff Principal Taylor's Review of Expenses and Funding of Civil Litigation in Scotland
 (published 01 April 2015)
Access to Justice Literature Review: ADR methods (published 19 December 2014)
Access to Justice Literature Review: Party Litigants (published 11 December 2014)
Information Gathering Exercise on Pre-Action Protocols- Report on Responses (published 13 November 2014)
Interim Report of the Rules Rewrite Working Group (published 28 March 2014)
Reporting Restrictions Consultation - Analysis of responses (published 04 March 2014)

Annual Reports & Annual Programmes
Annual Report 2016-2017 and Annual Programme 2017-18 (published 19 June 2017)

Annual Reports:
Annual Report 2015-16 (published 16 June 2016)
Annual Report 2014-15 (published 29 May 2015)
Annual Report 2013-14 (published 30 May 2014)
 
Annual Programmes:
Annual Programme 2016-17 (published 30 June 2016) 
Annual Programme 2015-16 (published 29 May 2015)
Annual Programme 2014-15 (published 30 May 2014)
Annual Programme 2013-14 (published 08 November 2013)

Governance publications (all published 28 May 2013):
 Standing Orders 
 Publication Scheme and Guide to Information
Records Management Plan
Members' Expenses Scheme
Statement of Appointment Practice  (revised 12 July 2016)

Rules request template:
SCJC Information on Requesting Court Rules for Policy Teams 

Media publications:
Twitter Policy

Freedom of Information

You can learn more about how the SCJC handles information and make a request for information held by the SCJC here.