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Heritable Jurisdictions (Scotland) Act 1746

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. [1.]. All heretable jurisdictions, &c. in Scotland, the office of high constable excepted, to cease from 25 March 1748.

  3. 2. The lands, rents and certain duties annexed to the heretable baillieries, &c. to remain.

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  6. 14. Proceedings of the courts, had before 25th March, confirmed. Proceedings, &c. after 24th June 1748, to be transmitted to the sheriffs courts. Registers of hornings, &c. to be transmitted to the register house at Edinburgh.

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  16. 24. Jurisdictions of baronies, &c. reserved.

  17. 25. Letters patent, &c. for uniting or erecting lands into baronies to grant jurisdictions only for the recovery of rents and duties, &c. Grants contrary to this Act null.

  18. 26. Jurisdictions vested in royal boroughs reserved.

  19. 27. Cumulative jurisdictions vested in burghs of regality, &c. reserved. Exception.

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  32. 43. Sheriffs fines abolished. Judges fines to be paid into the Exchequer. Rules to be observed in levying, &c. Sentence money abolished.

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