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 12: Debt cases initiated and disposed of1 in the civil courts, by case type and final disposal, 2014-15

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Table 12: Debt cases initiated and disposed of1 in the civil courts, by case type and final disposal, 2014-15

Case type Initiated Disposed Disposed
Absolvitor Dismissed For pursuer Expenses only Other
Defended Undefended Defended Undefended Defended Undefended
Court of Session 70 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Sheriff: ordinary cause 4,407 3,520 405 170 291 264 2,320 27 5 38
Sheriff: commercial 378 303 52 16 21 19 190 3 0 2
Sheriff: summary cause 3,258 3,199 119 99 762 62 2,078 6 16 57
Sheriff: small claim 25,642 26,319 570 586 8,835 258 15,475 17 369 209
Total 33,755 33,345 1,148 871 9,909 603 20,065 53 390 306

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.


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