Civil justice statistics in Scotland: 2016-2017

The 2016-17 Civil Justice in Scotland release includes main statistics tables and figures and supplementary statistics tables.

Table 21: Summary application repossession cases initiated and disposed of[1,2] in the sheriff courts, by case type and final disposal, 2016-17

Case Type Initiated Disposed Disposed
Granted Dismissed Other[3]
Repossession summary application 1,736 1,480 969 495 16

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 Includes cases disposed as refused, dropped from roll and withdrawn.


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