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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Paragraph 11 – Public Records (Scotland) Act 1937

305.The Public Records (Scotland) Act 1937 is amended by this paragraph to reflect the creation of the Sheriff Appeal Court by the Act. The new section 1A inserted into the 1937 Act makes provision for the keeping of Sheriff Appeal Court records. (This mirrors provision in section 1 of the 1937 Act which deals with the transmission of High Court and Court of Session records by act of adjournal or sederunt (as the case may be.))

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