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District Courts (Scotland) Act 1975

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I District Courts

    1. 1.Abolition of existing inferior courts and establishment of district courts

    2. 2.District of, and exercise of jurisdiction by, district court

    3. 3.Jurisdiction and powers of district court

    4. 4.Procedure and practice in the district court

    5. 5.Stipendiary magistrates

    6. 6.District prosecutor

    7. 7.Clerk of district court

    8. 8.Court houses for district court

  3. Part II Justices and Clerks of the Peace

    1. Justices of the peace

      1. 9.Appointment and removal of justices

      2. 10.Existing justices and magistrates

      3. 11.Ex officio justices

      4. 12.Disqualification in certain cases of justices who are members of local authorities

      5. 13.Disqualification of solicitor who is a justice

      6. 14.Courses for justices

      7. 15.Supplemental list

      8. 16.Justices' committees

      9. 17.Allowances

    2. Clerks of the peace

      1. 18.Appointment and duties of clerk of peace

  4. Part III Miscellaneous and General

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 19.Compensation

      2. 20.Custody of records

      3. 21.Amendment of Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1967 and Legal Advice and Assistance Act 1972

      4. 22.Amendment of sections 28 and 29 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 1959

      5. 23.District court and justice of peace expenses and destination of fines

    2. General

      1. 24.Amendments and repeals

      2. 25.Expenses

      3. 26.Interpretation

      4. 27.Short title, extent and commencement

  5. Schedules

    1. Schedule 1

      Minor and Consequential Amendment of Enactments

      1. The Savings Bank (Scotland) Act 1819

        1. 1.In section 2 (rules, etc., of Savings Banks including the...

        2. 2.In section 4 (further provision in relation to the rules,...

      2. The Game Act 1831

        1. 3.In section 18 (licences to deal in game), for the...

        2. 4.In Schedule (A) (form of licence), for the words from...

      3. The Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885

        1. 5.In section 13 (summary proceedings against brothel keeper), for the...

      4. The Coal Mines Regulation Act 1887

        1. 6.In section 12 (payment of miners by weight), for the...

      5. The Burgh Police (Scotland) Act 1892

        1. 7.In sections 120, 290, 333, 382, 405, 409, 410, 435,...

        2. 8.In section 272 (regulations as to omnibuses etc.), for the...

        3. 9.In section 326 (penalty for obstruction of workmen), for the...

        4. 10.In section 380(6) (penalties), for the word " magistrates "...

        5. 11.In section 402 (unlicensed theatres may be entered), for the...

        6. 12.In section 403 (suppression of brothels), for the words "...

        7. 13.In section 404 (house for entertainments being a nuisance), for...

        8. 14.In section 412 (goods found to be reported to police...

        9. 15.In section 413 (stolen goods to be delivered up to...

        10. 16.In section 415 (unclaimed property to be disposed of), for...

        11. 17.In section 436 (brokers to produce articles and books on...

        12. 18.In section 439 (defacer of stolen goods to be held...

        13. 19.In section 465 (previous convictions may be proved), for the...

        14. 20.In section 468 (horse etc. of persons arrested may be...

        15. 21.In section 470 (watchman may be placed in charge of...

        16. 22.In section 484 (signing of convictions and warrants), for the...

        17. 23.In section 491 (deposits as security for appearances), for the...

        18. 24.In section 511 (forms when recovering civil debt), for the...

      6. The Public Order Act 1936

        1. 25.In section 8(6) (application to Scotland), for the words from...

      7. The Magistrates' Courts Act 1952

        1. 26.In section 72A(2) (transfer of fine orders, Scotland), for the...

      8. The Summary Jurisdiction (Scotland) Act 1954

        1. 27.In section 77 (interpretation), the following amendments shall be made—...

      9. The Licensing (Scotland) Act 1959

        1. 28.In section 6 (casual vacancies in licensing courts and court...

      10. The Police (Scotland) Act 1967

        1. 29.In section 16 (declarations by constables), for the words from...

        2. 30.In section 17(1)(c) (functions of constables), for the words from...

        3. 31.In section 18(1) (jurisdiction of constables in border counties), for...

        4. 32.In section 45 (search warrants for police clothing etc.), for...

    2. Schedule 2

      Repeals

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