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Sheriff Appeal Court Rules (Civil)

ACT OF SEDERUNT (SHERIFF APPEAL COURT RULES) 2015 SSI 2015/356 

 COMES INTO FORCE ON 1st JANUARY 2016

    Part 1 Preliminary matters

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Chapter 1 - Citation, Commencement and Interpretation etc
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    Part 2 General provisions

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Chapter 2 - Relief for failure to comply
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Chapter 3 - Sanctions for failure to comply
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Chapter 4 - Representation and support
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Chapter 5 - Intimation and lodging etc
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    Part 3 Initiation and progress of an appeal

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Chapter 6 - Initiation of an appeal
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Chapter 7 - Standard appeal procedure
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    Part 4 Disposal of an appeal

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Chapter 8 - Refusal of appeal due to delay
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Chapter 9 - Abandonment of appeal
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Chapter 10 - Remit to the Court of Session
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Chapter 11 - Applications for permission to appeal to the Court of Session
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    Part 5 Incidental procedure: Standard procedures

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Chapter 12 - Motions: General
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Chapter 13 - Motions lodged by email
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Chapter 14 - Motions lodged by other means
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Chapter 15 - Minutes
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Chapter 16 - Amendment of pleadings
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Chapter 17 - Withdrawal of solicitors
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Chapter 18 - Caution and security
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Chapter 19 - Expenses
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    Part 6 Incidental procedure: Special procedures

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Chapter 20 - Devolution issues
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Chapter 21 - Preliminary references to the CJEU
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Chapter 22 - Interventions by CEHR and SCHR
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Chapter 23 - Proof
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Chapter 24 - Vulnerable witnesses
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Chapter 25 - Use of live links
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Chapter 26 - Reporting instructions
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    Part 7 Special appeal proceedings

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Chapter 27 - Accelerated appeal procedure
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Chapter 28 - Application for new jury trial or to enter jury verdict
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Chapter 29 - Appeals from summary causes
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Chapter 30 - Appeals by stated case under Part 15 of the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011
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    Schedule 1 Administrative provisions

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Schedule 1 - Administrative provisions
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See also Act of Sederunt (Lay Representation for Non-Natural Persons) 2016 No. 243 which comes into force on 28 November 2016.

Procedural rules for applications to the court for permission for a lay representative to conduct proceedings on behalf of a non-natural person

A "non-natural person" means:

  • a company (whether incorporated in the United Kingdom or elsewhere);
  • a limited liability partnership;
  • any other partnership; or
  • an unincorporated association of persons.