Finance and Procurement


Credit Accounting Facility  

Access to The SCTS Credit Accounting facility is managed by SCTS Finance. It is a credit facility for the payment of court fees.  It is offered to main court users i.e. solicitors’ firms, utility organisations, local authority officers, etc.  

The facility is provided under an agreement by the user to abide by the Terms & Conditions for SCTS credit accounting.   

More information SCTS Fee Credit Account


The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service uses the Public Contracts Scotland website. This makes it easy to find contract opportunities from across the public sector in Scotland.

Public Contracts Scotland is the national advertising website where Scottish public sector organisations:

  • post World Trade Organisation Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA) contract notices. (contracts over the WTO GPA thresholds) 
  • post below-threshold contract notices
  • invite suppliers to submit quotations for very low value/risk goods and services through the online 'Quick Quote' system
  • publish contract award notices
  • can reserve suitable contracts for supported businesses (businesses where 50% or more of the workforce has a disability)

All of the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service’s published documents (including terms and conditions) can be found in this portal. 

As a requirement of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014, please find attached below:

2021-2022 Annual Procurement Report
2020-2021 Annual Procurement Report
2019-2020 Annual Procurement Report 

SCTS Procurement Strategy - 2023-24
SCTS Procurement Strategy - 2018-21 (Refreshed)

Conditions of contracting with the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service have terms and conditions that suppliers are required to adhere to when they contract with the organisation.  Where there are larger value contracts that deal with particular goods, works, or services specific bespoke terms and conditions may be issued with tender documents for these.  However, below are the organisation’s general Conditions of Contracts for Goods; Services; Consultancy; Goods and Services; Sale of Goods.  By accepting a Purchase Order from the SCTS, a supplier is binding themselves to the applicable terms and conditions which apply where no bespoke terms and conditions apply.

Terms and Conditions for the Purchase of Goods
Terms and Conditions for the Purchase of Services
Terms and Conditions for Consultancy Services
Terms and Conditions for the Sale of Goods
Terms and Conditions for the Supply of Goods and Services