• New Sheriff Principal Appointed

    Jul 22, 2016
    Sheriff Craig Turnbull has been appointed Sheriff Principal of the Sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin.
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  • New Court Structure Allows Targeted Investment

    Jul 13, 2016
    An evaluation of the first three years since the publication of the SCTS vision for court structures and services in 2013 confirms we are on track.
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  • Simple Procedure rules

    Jun 13, 2016
    The Act of Sederunt (Simple Procedure Rules) 2016 has been laid in the Scottish Parliament. The rules will pave the way for the introduction of online processing for most payment actions up to £5000.
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  • Conference on The Treatment of Vulnerable Witnesses

    May 31, 2016
    The Lord President, Lord Carloway, Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian and Tim Barraclough, Chief Development and Innovation Officer, Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service, will speak at the prestigious Faculty of Advocates Conference on The Treatment of Vulnerable Witnesses in Scotland. The event, over two days, starts on 17th June and takes place in Parliament Hall, Edinburgh.
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  • £1.2M in fines paid through new system

    May 26, 2016
    The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service’s new automated phoneline for fines has brought in more than £1.2M in its first year of operation – making the payment process easier.
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