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Summary Jurisdiction (Scotland) Act 1954

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Part VMinutes of Procedure, &c

Edinburgh, 9th January 19--__ .—G.N., judge. Compeared the accused and, in answer to the complaint, pled guilty. Sentence: Twenty-one days' imprisonment. Compeared the accused and, in answer to the complaint, A.B. pled guilty and CD. pled guilty to the third charge. Sentence: A.B. Twenty-one days' imprisonment, CD- seven days' imprisonment. Compeared the accused, and, in answer to the complaint, pled guilty (or state to what extent plea tendered), and was sentenced to days' imprisonment (or was fined £ ____________ and in default of payment ____________ days' imprisonment) (or as the case may be). Compeared the accused, who, in answer to the complaint, pled not guilty. The court adjourned the diet to 11th January 19______ at 10 a.m., and ordained the accused then to appear. Or,

The court adjourned the diet to 11th January 19_______ at 10 a.m., and ordered the accused to be imprisoned until that date or until security for £ be found for his appearance at all diets of court. Or,

The court adjourned the diet to 11th January 19______ at 10 a.m., and ordered the accused to appear personally at that diet under a penalty of £ ____________ in default. Edinburgh, 11th January 19_______ .—G.N., judge. Compeared the accused (or the accused failed to appear after being duly cited or after receiving due intimation of this diet). The court found the accused guilty as libelled (or as first (or last) alternately libelled, or state to what extent found guilty) (or not guilty), (or found the charge not proven), (or found A.B. guilty as libelled and CD. guilty as second libelled (or, as the case may be)). ________________________ days' imprisonment. Or,

Fined £ ____________, (or £ ____________ each), and in default of payment ____________ days' imprisonment (or ____________ days' imprisonment each). Fined £ ____________ (including £ ____________ expenses), and in default of payment ____________ days' imprisonment. Or,

Fined £ ____________, and in default of payment within ____________days from this date, ____________day's imprisonment. Or,

To find £ ____________ caution for good behaviour for months, and in default ____________ days' imprisonment. Or,

Fined £ ____________ , and in default of payment, ____________ days' imprisonment and to find £ ____________ caution for good behaviour for ____________ months, and in default ____________days' imprisonment further. To be imprisoned for ____________ days from this date and to find caution for £ ____________ for good behaviour for months ____________ thereafter, and in default days' imprisonment further. The court found the accused A.B. guilty as libelled and fined him £1, and, in respect the said CD. has conduced to the commission of the said offence by habitually neglecting to exercise due care of the said A.B., ordered the fine to be paid by the said CD., and in default of payment sentenced the said CD. ____________ to days' imprisonment. Sentence deferred till ____________. 19_____ when accused ordained to appear. Admonished and dismissed. The court, on the motion of the prosecutor, deserted the diet pro loco et tempore. Where there are several accused and different sentences pronounced on each, the sentence applicable to each may be minuted under the appropriate form.

Bail Bond

I, CD., do hereby judicially enact and bind and oblige myself as cautioner and surety that A.B. shall appear personally in the Sheriff Court, Edinburgh, on 16th January, 19 , at 10 a.m. and at any other diet to which the cause may be adjourned, to answer to a complaint at the instance of the Procurator Fiscal of Court, charging him with the crime of assault, and that under a penalty of £ to be paid by me in case of failure, and to be recovered in the manner prescribed by the Summary Jurisdiction (Scotland) Act, 1954. ________________________________________________ In witness whereof, &c. ____________________________________ CD. ________________________ E.F., Witness. ____________________________________ G.H., Witness. The court, in respect of the failure of the accused to attend this diet, on the motion of the prosecutor declares the bail of £ ____________ (or a pledge, viz., ____________ ) deposited as security for his appearance to be forfeited and also grants warrant for his apprehension. The court, in respect of the failure of the accused to attend this diet, on the motion of the prosecutor declares a bond of caution granted for his appearance under a penalty of £ ____________ to be forfeited ; further, ordains CD., cautioner in the said bond, to be charged to make payment to the clerk of court of the said sum within six days after such charge, and in default of payment to be imprisoned for ____________ days from the date of his incarceration unless payment of the said penalty be sooner made, but reserving to the said CD. within the said six days to make application to the court for an extension of time for payment of the said sum if so advised, and grants warrant for the apprehension of the said A.B. To CD., I, officer of law, Edinburgh, hereby charge you to make payment of the sum of £ ____________, being the penalty contained in bond of caution by you for A.B., which bond has been declared forfeited k in respect of his non-appearance to answer to the complaint against him as provided for in the said bond, the said sum to be paid by you to the clerk of court, Sheriff Court, Edinburgh, within six days after the date of this my charge, under pain of imprisonment for the period of ____________ days from the date of incarceration unless the said sum be sooner paid. This charge served by me on 21st January 19__ . ________________________________________________ E.F., Police Constable. If you desire to obtain an extension of time for payment application therefor to the Court must be made within six days from this date. Forms similar to those applicable to the finding and forfeiture of bail may, with the necessary variations, be used for the finding and forfeiture of caution for good behaviour.

Extract

Under the Summary Jurisdiction (Scotland) Act, 1954 In the ________________________ Court of ________________________ at Name of accused ________________________________________________ . Date of conviction ________________________________________________ . Offence of which convicted _________________________________________ . Sentence. Imprisonment ____________ days. In respect of which sentence warrant is hereby granted to officers of law to convey the accused to the prison of ____________ [place] ____________ and for the detention of the accused therein for ____________ days from the date of imprisonment. ____________________________________ W.G., Clerk of Court. Sentence, £ ____________ fine or ____________ days' imprisonment. In respect of which sentence warrant is hereby granted to officers of law to convey the accused to the prison of ____________ [place] ____________ and for the detention of the accused therein until the said fine is paid, but not exceeding ____________ days from the date of imprisonment. Sentence, £ ____________ fine (payable within ____________ days) or ____________ days' imprisonment. In respect of which sentence, the period allowed for payment of the said fine having expired and the said fine not having been paid, warrant is hereby granted to officers of law to convey the accused to the prison of ____________ [place] ____________ and for the detention of the accused therein until the fine is paid, but not exceeding days from the date of imprisonment. Sentence, £ ____________ caution for good behaviour for six months (from date of conviction) or ____________ days' imprisonment. In respect of which sentence-warrant is hereby granted to officers of law to convey the accused to the prison of ____________ [place] ____________ and for the detention of the accused therein until the said caution is found, but not exceeding days from the date of imprisonment. Sentence, £ ____________ fine or ____________ days' imprisonment ________________________ and ____________________________________ £ ____________caution for good behaviour or ____________ months (from payment of the fine or from the expiry of the period of imprisonment for non-payment) or ____________ days' imprisonment further. In respect of which sentence warrant is hereby granted to officers of law to convey the accused to the prison of ____________ [place] ____________ and for the detention of the accused therein until the said fine is paid and the said caution is found, the detention for non-payment of the said fine not exceeding days from the date of imprisonment, and the detention for failure to find the said caution not exceeding days ____________ further from payment of the fine or from expiry of the term of imprisonment for non-payment thereof. Sentence. Imprisonment ____________ days and £ ____________ caution for good behaviour for ____________ months thereafter, or ____________ days' imprisonment. In respect of which sentence warrant is hereby granted to officers of law to convey the accused to the the prison of ____________ [place] ____________ and for the detention of the accused therein ____________ for days from the date of imprisonment and for his further detention thereafter until the said caution is found, but not exceeding ____________ days further. Sentence £ ____________ , fine payable within ____________ days or ____________ days' imprisonment. In respect of which sentence the accused, having surrendered himself to the court and stated that he prefers immediate imprisonment to waiting the expiration of the time allowed, warrant is hereby granted to officers of law to convey the accused to the prison of ____________ [place] ____________ and for the detention of the accused therein until such fine is paid, but not exceeding ____________ days from the date of imprisonment. The necessary variations to meet different sentences will be made on this extract. An extract in this form shall be applicable either to sentence on a plea of guilty or on conviction. Where an extract is required for production as evidence of previous conviction, any particulars as to prior convictions may be set forth in a schedule annexed to the extract.

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