- Latest available (Revised)
- Original (As enacted)
Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. At the current time any known changes or effects made by subsequent legislation have been applied to the text of the legislation you are viewing by the editorial team. Please see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ for details regarding the timescales for which new effects are identified and recorded on this site.
The Court of Session may from time to time by Act of Sederunt prescribe any form of procedure in the sheriff’s ordinary or small debt court or in proceedings for the confirmation of executors, or any other form required in connection with any duty devolving on a sheriff clerk or the form of any register required to be kept by a sheriff clerk and the particulars to be entered therein, and, where any such form as aforesaid is prescribed by any Act of Parliament, the Court may, notwithstanding anything in such Act contained, in the exercise of the power hereinbefore conferred, alter or amend any such form or cancel the same and substitute another form therefor. The foregoing provisions shall not extend to forms of procedure under the Summary Jurisdiction (Scotland) Acts.
Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.
Modifications etc. (not altering text)
Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.
Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.
Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: