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Criminal Proceedings in Scottish Courts, 2005/06

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Table 17
Bail orders made (1)(2) by type of court, 2001/02-2005/06

Year

All Courts (3)

District

Sheriff

High

All Courts (3)

District

Sheriff

High

number of bail orders

percentages

2001/02

39,959

4,116

35,683

159

100

10

89

0

2002/03

47,270

5,217

41,773

280

100

11

88

1

2003/04

50,718

6,541

43,717

460

100

13

86

1

2004/05

53,438

5,721

47,272

427

100

11

88

1

2005/06

56,913

5,665

50,840

383

100

10

89

1

1. Excludes modifications to existing bail orders, persons counted once only where more than one bail order on same day
2. The recording of bail orders has improved over time, so some caution is needed when comparing changes from earlier years
3. Includes some records where court is not assigned