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Court of Session Act 1825

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LIIIDefenders to be cited on One Diet only.

And be it further enacted, That from and after the said Eleventh Day of November next to come, the Practice of citing Defenders to appear on Two Diets of Court shall in all Cases cease, and all Summonses shall thenceforward proceed on One Diet only; viz, privileged Summonses against Defenders, within Scotland on One Diet of Six Days, other Summonses against Defenders residing in Orlney and Shetland, a Diet of Forty Days, and for all other Persons within Scotland, a Diet of Twenty-seven Days, and for Defenders out of Scotland, a Diet of Sixty Days ; and it is hereby provided and declared, that where a Person not having a Dwelling House in Scotland occupied by his Family or Servants shall have left his usual Place of Residence, and have been therefrom absent during the Space of Forty Days without having left Notice where he is to be found within Scotland, he shall be held to be absent from Scotland, and be charged or cited according to the Forms herein prescribed accordingly.

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