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1. Civil justice and court reform
1.1 Structures and Procedures in Civil courts
1.2 Court reforms and expectations
1.3 Recent trends of civil law court cases
2. Civil justice problems
2.1 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey - civil justice module
2.2 Volumes and types of problems in the courts
2.3 Civil legal aid
3. Quality of the statistics
3.2 Comparability of data
3.3 Ordinary cause
3.4 Summary application
3.5 Court of Session - personal injury cases
3.6 Divorce and dissolution data sources
4.1 Civil law case types
4.2 Disposal types (first instance)
4.3 Disposal types (appeals and reclaiming motions)