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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

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.

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