Civil justice statistics in Scotland: 2015-2016

Statistics on civil justice, which aims to resolve a range of disputes from debt and eviction to divorce.

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Table 21: Summary application repossession cases initiated and disposed of 1,2 in the sheriff courts, by case type and final disposal, 2015-16

Case Type Initiated Disposed Disposed
Granted Dismissed Other 3
Repossession summary application 1,816 1,570 1,055 492 23

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
2. The number of cases disposed of is likely an underestimate.
3. Includes cases disposed as refused, dropped from roll and withdrawn.


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