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Court of Session Act 1825

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  2. II.Proceedings for the preparing of Ordinary Causes for. Trial or Judgment, Summons. Defences.

  3. III.Production of Writings founded on.

  4. IV.No Judgment to be pronounced till the Record be made up and closed.

  5. V.Of the Disposal of the dilatory Defences.

  6. VI.Examination; by the Lord Ordinary into the Correctness of' the Summons and Defences.

  7. VII.The Record to be completed..

  8. VIII.Otherways to put in Condescendences and Answers Order for Condescendence and Answers.

  9. IX.Condescendence and Answers to be revised.

  10. X.Final Adjustment of Condescendences and Notes of Pleas.

  11. XI.Note of Pleas to foreclose in point of Law; Exception of new Pleas admitted with Leave of the Court.

  12. XII.Of Orders for compelling Parties to lodge Condescendences, &c.

  13. XIII.Of proceeding to the further Disposal of the Cause.

  14. XIV.Of the Ascertainment of the Fact otherwise than by Admission.

  15. XV.Of Remits for Jury Trial.

  16. XVI.Discussion of the Cause on the Merits.

  17. XVII.And be it further enacted, That in pronouncing Judgment on...

  18. XVIII.Of the Review by the Inner House of Judgments of the Lord Ordinary.

  19. XIX.Of reporting Causes to the Inner House; incidental; Matters may be reported verbally.

  20. XX.Report of the Cause itself on cases.

  21. XXI.Judgment of the Inner House shall decide Costs, and shall be final.

  22. XXII.Form in which Cases shall be prepared.

  23. XXIII.Of Consultations of the Judges in doubtful Questions.

  24. XXIV.Opinion of permanent Ordinaries taken, and Judgment pronounced according to the Opinion of the Majority of Judges.

  25. XXV.Limitation, of Time as to Appeals to the House of Lords.

  26. XXVI.Certain Documents to be laid before the House of Lords in case of Appeal.

  27. XXVII.Proceedings in Classes of Actions in which the Forms of Process are different from Ordinary Causes.

  28. XXVIII.Jury Court, 55 G.3 c42.

  29. XXIX.Such Causes arising in the Court of Session, if Appearance be made, to be remitted to the Jury Court.

  30. XXX.Two Judges of the Court of Session to be additional Commissioners of the Jury Court.

  31. XXXI.His Majesty may appoint such additional Judges.

  32. XXXII.Compensation provided to Persons who may suffer pecuniary Loss by the Operation of this Act.

  33. XXXIII.Questions arising on Admissions to be remitted to the Court of Session, &c.

  34. XXXIV.How Issues are to be framed and settled.

  35. XXXV.List of Witnesses not to be furnished previous to Trial.

  36. XXXVI.Time of Sitting of the Jury Court.

  37. XXXVII.Motions for new Trials.

  38. XXXVIII.Motions for new Trial in Admiralty Causes.

  39. XXXIX.Forms of Proceeding in Admiralty and in the Commissary and Inferior Courts.

  40. XL.Interlocutor of Court of Session on Proof taken in Inferior Courts, to be final as to Findings of Fact.

  41. XLI.Bills of Advocation.

  42. XLII.Power to regulate Interim Possession.

  43. XLIII.Time at which Decrees of Inferior Courts may be extracted.

  44. XLIV.Decrees in Actions of removing to be subject only to Suspension.

  45. XLV.Bills of Advocation of Interlocutory Judgments.

  46. XLVI.Lord Ordinary may pass Bills of Suspension: Proceedings as to Interlocutors complained of.

  47. XLVII.Cautioners in Bills of Suspension.

  48. XLVIII.As to Cases of'Suspensioti or Advocation before the Lord Ordinary.

  49. XLIX.In Actions depending, where Interlocutor is pronounced before 11th Nov. next, how far the Regulations herein provided to be enforced, &c.

  50. L.Powers to the Judges of the Court of Session and Jury Court to make Regulations.

  51. LI.Regulation of Forms of Citation, Charge, &c.

  52. LII.The Record of Citations to be printed.

  53. LIII.Defenders to be cited on One Diet only.

  54. LIV.Of the Court of Teinds.

  55. LV.Continuance of Act, as far as relates to Jury Court.

  56. LVI.Persons appointed by His Majesty to inquire into Forms of Proceeding in Civil Causes by, Jury, and report thereon.

  57. LVII.All Questions in Scotland relating to Prize in War, to vest solely in Court of Admiralty of England.

  58. LVIII.Acts of Sederunt to be transmitted to Parliament.

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