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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Paragraph 6 – Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971

298.The Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971 is repealed by this paragraph, with the exception of sections 2(3) and 3(4), which provide for compensation payment on loss of shrieval office and are to be repealed by Order under section 104 of the Scotland Act 1998. The other provisions of the 1971 Act are largely replaced or recast by the Act.

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