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Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 79 – Proceedings in an all-Scotland sheriff court: transfer to simple procedure

134.This section provides for a party to a case raised in an all-Scotland sheriff court to apply to have it transferred out of that court and into simple procedure in another sheriff court having jurisdiction, on special cause shown. The sheriff has discretion as to whether to give effect to the application.

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