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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 67 – Trial to proceed despite objection to opinion and direction of the sheriff

117.Section 67 is based on section 16 in the Court of Session Act 1988 and provides similarly that, if an objection is taken during the trial to the opinion or direction of the sheriff, this is not to prevent the trial from proceeding nor the jury returning the verdict and assessing damages.

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