Publication - Statistics

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

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Table 18: Damages cases initiated and disposed of1 in the civil courts, by case type and final disposal, 2014-15

Court type Case type Initiated Disposed Disposed
Absolvitor Dismissed For Pursuer Expenses Only Other
Defended Undefended Defended Undefended Defended Undefended
Court of Session Ordinary 234 241 151 48 1 26 9 0 0 6
Commercial 52 114 59 6 2 15 4 2 0 26
Court of Session total 286 355 210 54 3 41 13 2 0 32
Sheriff courts Small claim 1,348 1,380 429 50 579 21 283 4 8 6
Ordinary cause 400 304 170 16 10 48 50 4 2 4
Summary cause 271 287 106 17 99 9 45 0 1 10
Commercial 46 24 22 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Sheriff courts total 2,065 1,995 727 83 688 78 380 8 11 20
Civil courts total 2,351 2,350 937 137 691 119 393 10 11 52

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


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