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District Courts (Scotland) Act 1975

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8Court houses for district court

(1)Every local authority shall provide suitable and sufficient premises and facilities for the purposes of the district court.

(2)Without prejudice to subsection (1) above, every regional, islands or district council having control of premises used to any extent for the purposes of the existing courts as at 15th May 1975 shall make those premises available for the purposes of the district court, and, where those premises include accommodation used by the prosecutor in the existing courts or in the district courts, that accommodation shall be made available to any procurator fiscal appointed by the Lord Advocate to serve in the district court for such period and at such times as the fiscal may require.

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