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Civil Judicial Statistics Scotland 2002

DescriptionStatistics relating to the business of civil courts, and legal and public departments for the year 2002
ISBN0-7559-4067-9
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateFebruary 16, 2004

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Civil Judicial Statistics Scotland 2002

SCOTTISH EXECUTIVE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT
CIVIL AND INTERNATIONAL GROUP
Civil Justice Division

Statistics relating to the business of civil courts,
and legal and public departments for the year 2002

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Contents
Introduction and Summary
The Court of Session
Sheriff Courts
Appeals
Diligence
Divorce
Other Civil Business
Classification of Ordinary Civil Actions

Table

Chart

Court of Session

2.1

Actions initiated in the Court of Session, 1993 to 2002

2.2

Actions initiated and disposed of, Outer and Inner Houses, 1993 to 2002

2.3

Actions initiated in the General Department, by nature of action, by month

A

Actions initiated in the Outer House, 1993 to 2002

B

Summonses and Petitions initiated in the Inner House, 1993 to 2002

2.4

Actions initiated and disposed of, General Department, 1993 to 2002

2.5

Actions initiated and disposed of, General Department, by nature of action

C

Actions initiated in the Outer House, by nature

2.6

Petitions initiated and disposed of, 1993 to 2002

2.7

Petitions initiated, by nature of petition

2.8

Actions initiated in the Petition Department, by quarter

2.9

Non-administrative petitions ended by final judgment

2.10

Petitions initiated for Judicial Review, by quarter

Sheriff Courts

3.1

Ordinary causes, summary causes and small claims initiated and disposed of, 1993 to 2002

D

Ordinary causes, summary causes and small claims initiated and disposed of, 1993 to 2002

3.2

Ordinary causes, summary causes and small claims initiated and disposed of, by Sheriffdom

E

Ordinary, summary causes and small claims initiated by month

3.3

Miscellaneous and administrative business applications disposed of, 1993 to 2002

3.4

Miscellaneous and administrative applications disposed of, by month

3.5

Ordinary causes initiated and disposed of, 1993 to 2002

3.6

Ordinary causes initiated and disposed of, by month

3.7

Ordinary causes initiated and disposed of, by nature of action, whether defended

F

Ordinary causes disposed of by final judgment, by category

3.8

Summary causes initiated and disposed of, 1993 to 2002

3.9

Summary causes disposed of for pursuer, by nature of action

G

Summary causes disposed of for pursuer, by nature of action

3.10

Small claims initiated, 1993 to 2002

H

Small claims initiated, 1993 to 2002

3.11

Small claims initiated and disposed of, by nature of action, whether defended

I

Small claims initiated and disposed of, by nature of action, whether defended

3.12

Miscellaneous and administrative applications disposed of

J

Commissary business, inventories recorded, 1993 to 2002

3.13

Commissary business

3.14

Warrants issued to collect rates and taxes, 1993 to 2002

3.15

Gaming or licensed club applications granted, 1993 to 2002

K

Gaming or licensed club applications granted, 1993 to 2002

Appeals

4.1

Appeals disposed of, for all appellate courts, 1993 to 2002

4.2

Appeals to Sheriffs Principal

L

Source and ratio of appeals to Sheriffs Principal

4.3

Appeals to the Court of Session, by Sheriffdom

M

Appeals to the Court of Session, by Sheriffdom

4.4

Source of Inner House appeals, by nature of action

N

Source and ratio of appeals disposed of

4.5

Decision of appeals, by nature of action

O

Result of appeals before Inner House

4.6

Petitions for judicial review initiated and disposed of

4.7

Petitions for judicial review initiated, 1993 to 2002

P

Petitions for judicial review initiated, 1993 to 2002

4.8

Appeals to the House of Lords, 1993 to 2002

Q

Appeals to the House of Lords, 1993 to 2002

Diligence

5.1

Applications for extension of time to pay debts

5.2

Warrant sales, reports of poindings and sales disposed of

5.3

Applications for conjoined arrestment orders made and granted, 1993 to 2002

R

Applications made for conjoined arrestment orders, 1993 to 2002

5.4

Diligences executed, excluding summary warrant procedures, 1993 to 2002

5.5

Diligences executed, under summary warrant procedures, 1993 to 2002

Divorce

6.1

Court of Session and Sheriff court actions ended by final judgment, 1993 to 2002

S

Court of Session and Sheriff court actions ended by final judgment, 1993 to 2002

6.2

Court of Session actions ended, by grounds

6.3

Sheriff Court actions ended, by grounds

Other civil business

7.1

Appeals to the Valuation Appeal Court, 1993 to 2002

7.2

Cases disposed by the Scottish Land Court, 1993 to 2002

7.3

Cases disposed of by the Lands Tribunal for Scotland, 1993 to 2002

7.4

Petitions in the Sheriff Court of Chancery, 1993 to 2002

T

Petitions initiated in the Sheriff Court of Chancery, 1993 to 2002

7.5

Judicial factories arising and disposed of, 1993 to 2002

7.6

Accounts assessed by the Auditor of the Court of Session; extracts issued by the Extractor, 1993 to 2002