Explanatory Notes

Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

2014 asp 18

10 November 2014

The Act

Part 12 – General

Section 136 – Interpretation

264.Subsection (1) sets out the definitions that apply throughout the Act unless the context requires otherwise.

265.Subsection (2) lists the judicial officers who are included by references to the “judiciary of a sheriffdom”.

266.Subsection (3) makes provision explaining that “proceedings in the sheriff court” includes proceedings before any member of the judiciary of a sheriffdom.