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Citations (Scotland) Act 1846

1846 CHAPTER 67 9 and 10 Vict

An Act to remove Doubts concerning Citations, and Services and Execution of Diligence, in Scotland.

[26th August 1846]

Whereas an Act was passed in the second year of the reign of her Majesty, intituled “An M1Act to amend the law of Scotland in matters relating to personal diligence, arrestments, and poindings,” whereby it was enacted, that extracts, citations, deliverances, schedules, and executions may be either printed or in writing, or partly both, and that, excepting in the case of poindings, more than one witness shall not be required for service or execution thereof: And whereas doubts have been entertained regarding the interpretation of the provisions above recited; and it is expedient to remove such doubts:

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[1.] Recited enactment to apply to all citations, services, &c.E+W+S+N.I.

The enactment herein-before recited does and shall apply to all citations on all summonses, and to all cases whatsoever of services and execution, and more than one witness is not and shall not be required for service or execution in any case, [F1excepting only in cases of poinding as aforesaid].

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