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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Part 11 – Miscellaneous

Paragraph 42 – Judicial Offices (Salaries, &c.) Act 1952

338.This paragraph repeals the Judicial Offices (Salaries, &c.) Act 1952 in consequence of sections 17 and 125 of the Act.

Paragraph 43 – Court of Session Act 1988

339.This paragraph amends the Court of Session Act 1988 to ensure that references in that Act to “enactments” include Acts of the Scottish Parliament such as the Act.

Paragraph 44 – Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

340.Paragraph 35 amends section 85(4) of the 1995 Act which requires jurors in criminal proceedings to be cited (required to attend) through the use of registered post or recorded delivery. The effect of the amendment will mean that the SCTS will be free to choose the method of citation of jurors.

Paragraph 45 – Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

341.Paragraph 36 updates the definition of “sheriff” in the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 in light of the Act. See in this regard the explanatory note to section 134.

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