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Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010

Paragraph 4 – The Public Records (Scotland) Act 1937

876.Paragraph 4 amends section 14 of the Public Records (Scotland) Act 1937. Paragraph 4(a) puts beyond any doubt that references to “court records” in that Act include the Scottish Land Court as well as all the ordinary courts. Paragraph 4(b) provides that any question as to whether or not a document is part of the records of a particular court is to be determined by either the Lord President or the Lord Justice General.

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