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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Paragraph 21 – Sheriff Courts (Civil Jurisdiction and Procedure) (Scotland) Act 1963

317.This paragraph repeals the Sheriff Courts (Civil Jurisdiction and Procedure) (Scotland) Act 1963 which made provision for actions for aliment of small amounts by way of a summary cause action. Provision in this regard is now made by section 74 of the Act, which enables actions for aliment of small amounts to be made by simple procedure.

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