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Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971

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Schedule 1Minor and Consequential Amendment of Enactments

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1In any enactment passed or made before the commencement of this Act, for any reference to a county, where it appears in relation to a sheriff or a sheriff substitute or in any similar context, there shall, unless the contrary intention appears, be substituted a reference to a sheriffdom.

The Execution of Diligence (Scotland) Act 1926

2(1)In paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section 2 (execution of arrestment or charge by registered letter), for the words " of the small debt court" there shall be substituted the words

of the sheriff in a summary cause.

(2)In paragraph (b) of the said subsection (1), for the words " in the small debt court" there shall be substituted the words

by the sheriff in a summary cause.

(3)In section 5 (interpretation), the words "' small debt court' shall mean the sheriff's small debt court" shall cease to have effect.

The Tenancy of Shops (Scotland) Act 1949

3For subsection (7) of section 1 (renewal of tenancies of shops), there shall be substituted the following subsection:—

(7)An application under this section shall be made by way of a summary cause within the meaning of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971..

The Housing (Repairs and Rents) (Scotland) Act 1954

4In subsection (1) of section 41 (applications and appeals to sheriff), for the words from " conducted " to the end there shall be substituted the words

made by way of a summary cause within the meaning of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971.

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