Publication - Statistics publication

Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2014-15

Published: 18 Mar 2016
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781786521040

The 2014-15 Civil Justice in Scotland release includes: 1. MAIN STATISTICS TABLES (compromising tables that appear in this bulletin) 2. DIVORCE & DISSOLUTION STATISTICS TABLES (further breakdowns on divorce & dissolution) 3. SUPPLEMENTARY STATISTICS TABLES (additional statistics on civil law cases in sheriff courts and the Court of Session) 4. BACKGROUND DATA TABLES (an interactive dataset on civil law court cases by court, that can be used to generate user customised tables and charts)

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Contents
Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2014-15
Table 2: Cases initiated and disposed of1 in the Court of Session, 2008-09 to 2014-15

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Table 2: Cases initiated and disposed of1 in the Court of Session, 2008-09 to 2014-15

Court of Session department Cases 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 % change
since 2013-14
General Department Initiated2 3,736 4,429 3,688 3,354 3,536 3,258 3,812 17
Disposed 2,961 3,167 3,187 3,455 3,405 3,656 3,582 -2
Petition Department Initiated 1,473 1,555 1,358 1,223 1,211 1,179 1,213 3
Disposed 988 1,094 1,035 1,299 1,191 1,126 1,062 -6
Inner House3 Initiated 120 118 95 141 164 124 139 12
Disposed 73 95 73 102 116 129 138 7
Total Initiated2 5,329 6,102 5,141 4,718 4,911 4,561 5,164 13
Disposed 4,022 4,356 4,295 4,856 4,712 4,911 4,782 -3

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
2. These statistics include minor revisions to initiated cases in the Court of Session.
3. First instance business only - excludes appeals and reclaiming motions.


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