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Act of Adjournal (Criminal Legal Aid Rules) 1987

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1.—(1) This Act of Adjournal may be cited as the Act of Adjournal (Criminal Legal Aid Rules) 1987 and shall come into force on 1st April 1987.

(2) In this Act of Adjournal, unless the context otherwise requires–

“the Act of 1986” means the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986;

“assisted person” means a person who is in receipt of criminal legal aid in the proceedings in question;

“clerk of court” means clerk of justiciary, sheriff clerk, sheriff clerk depute or clerk of the district court, as the case may be;

“court” means the High Court of Justiciary, a sheriff court or a district court, as the case may be;

“the Regulations” means the Criminal Legal Aid (Scotland) Regulations 1987(1).


S.I. 1987/307.

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