Publication - Statistics

Civil justice statistics in Scotland: 2018-2019

Published: 7 Apr 2020
Directorate:
Safer Communities Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781839606731

The 2018-2019 civil justice statistics in Scotland release includes main statistics tables, figures and supplementary statistics tables.

Contents
Civil justice statistics in Scotland: 2018-2019
Table 25: Petitions for judicial review initiated and disposed of1,2 in the Petition Department of the Court of Session, 2009-10 to 2018-19

Table 25: Petitions for judicial review initiated and disposed of1,2 in the Petition Department of the Court of Session, 2009-10 to 2018-19

    2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 % change since 2017-18 % change since 2009-10
Initiated Judicial review                        
Environmental 0 2 2 1 3 4 1 3 0 0 z z
Housing 1 4 1 0 1 2 13 15 15 9 -40 800
Immigrants 210 266 195 224 231 323 393 262 267 316 18 50
Licensing board 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 z 0
Planning permission 10 8 11 8 6 12 7 4 6 5 -17 -50
Prison authorities 107 7 3 10 17 17 24 6 20 10 -50 -91
Social security benefits 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 5 4 0 -100 z
Other 49 54 31 48 49 39 55 48 45 61 36 24
Total 378 342 243 293 308 399 496 343 357 402 13 6
Disposed Judicial review                        
Environmental 0 1 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 z
Housing 1 3 1 0 1 1 7 17 15 10 -33 900
Immigrants 168 182 267 229 203 229 314 397 308 365 19 117
Licensing board 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 z -100
Planning permission 7 5 11 12 4 7 12 5 6 3 -50 -57
Prison authorities 18 12 95 101 19 10 23 13 24 21 -13 17
Social security benefits 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 5 1 -80 z
Other 32 39 34 26 40 38 43 50 51 48 -6 50
Total 227 242 412 370 270 287 402 485 410 449 10 98

1. Changes were made to the case types and final disposals recorded by the Court of Session from 2009-10 which affects the ability to compare petition type.

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

3. z refers to data not being applicable.


Contact

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