Explanatory Notes

Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016

2016 asp 1

13 January 2016

Overview of the Act

Part 6 - Miscellaneous

Chapter 4 – Statements and procedure
Use of technology
Section 111 – Electronic proceedings

290.Section 111 inserts subsection 305(1A) into the 1995 Act. It provides that the power of the High Court to regulate criminal procedure through Acts of Adjournal includes the power to make provision in respect of electronic proceedings. This might include, for example, constituting or keeping any document (or copy), serving or conveying any document (or copy) or signing or otherwise authenticating any document (or copy).