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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Paragraph 3 – Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1876

288.Section 54 of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1876 is repealed by this section, so far as not previously repealed. Section 54 gave power to the Court of Session to allocate commissary business in the sheriff courts by act of sederunt. This power now rests with sheriffs principal as part of their general powers to organise the efficient disposal of business in the sheriff courts at sections 27 and 28 of the Act.

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