Interest on Damages (Scotland) Act 1958

3Citation, interpretation, extent and commencement.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Interest on Damages (Scotland) Act, 1958.

(2)In this Act references to an action include references to a counter-claim, and for the purposes of this Act an action shall be taken to commence against a person on the date of the citation of that person, or, in the case of a counter-claim, the date of the lodging of the defences or other document containing the counterclaim, or, when the counter-claim is included in the record by way of adjustment or amendment, the closing, or, as the case may be, the re-closing, of the record.

(3)This Act shall extend to Scotland only, and shall not apply to any action commenced against any person before the passing of this Act.