Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1907

Variation of adjustment periodS

10.3.(1)At any time before the expiry of the period for adjustment the sheriff may close the record if parties, of consent or jointly, lodge a motion seeking such an order.

(2)The sheriff may, if satisfied that there is sufficient reason for doing so, extend the period for adjustment for such period as he thinks fit, if any party—

(a)lodges a motion seeking such an order; and

(b)lodges a copy of the record adjusted to the date of lodging of the motion.

(3)A motion lodged under paragraph (2) shall set out—

(a)the reasons for seeking an extension of the period for adjustment; and

(b)the period for adjustment sought.