Publication - Statistics publication

Civil Law Statistics in Scotland 2011-12

Published: 5 Dec 2012
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781782562443

Civil Law Statistics in Scotland 2011-12 provides information about cases which have gone through the civil courts in Scotland. together with some wider, contextual information about the extent of civil problems in Scotland.

81 page PDF

7.5 MB

81 page PDF

7.5 MB

Contents
Civil Law Statistics in Scotland 2011-12
Contents

81 page PDF

7.5 MB

An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

ISBN 978 1 78256 244 3 (Web only publication)
ISSN 0264 1178
DPPAS 13639

This document is also available in pdf format and Excel format (840k PDF, 287k Excel)

Contents

1. Introduction.

2. An outline of the court structure in Scotland.

3. Main Points.

4. General Trends.

5. Family.

6. Debt

7. Personal Injury.

8. Damages.

9. Spotlight on Repossession and Eviction.

10. Appeals and Reclaiming Motions.

11. Quality of Statistics Used.

12. Notes on Statistics Used.

13. Definitions.

An Official Statistics publication for Scotland

Figure 1: Summary of court structure.

Figure 2: Location of the sheriff courts in Scotland.

Figure 3: Historical timeseries 1979 - 2011.

Figure 4: Types of civil law problems experienced: Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2010-11

Figure 5: Main sources of providing help or advice to solve/try to solve only/most important problem: Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2010-11

Figure 6: Number of cases initiated, by sheriffdom, 2008-09 to 2011-12.

Figure 7: Number of cases initiated, by sheriffdom and sheriff court, 2011-12.

Figure 8: Divorces granted by reason, 2010-11 and 2011-12.

Figure 9: Dissolutions granted by reason, 2010-11 and 2011-12.

Figure 10: Number of personal injury cases initiated across all courts, by case type, 2011-12

Figure 11: Proportion of damages cases disposed of in the civil courts by final disposal type, 2011-12

Figure 12: Repossession and Eviction cases initiated by procedure type, 2011-12.

Figure 13: Repossession cases initiated per 10,000 population by sheriffdom, 2011-12.

Figure 14: Eviction cases initiated per 10,000 population by sheriffdom, 2011-12.

Figure 15: Total number of divorces and dissolutions from individual level and aggregate data

Table 1: Cases initiated and disposed of in the Court of Session, 2008-09 to 2011-12.

Table 2: Cases initiated and disposed of in the sheriff courts, by procedure, 2008-09 to 2011-12.

Table 3: Cases initiated and disposed of in the sheriff courts, by sheriffdom, 2008-09 to 2010-11.

Table 4: Civil Legal Aid applications, by court, 2008-09 to 2011-12.

Table 5: Number of civil cases where Legal Aid was paid, by court, 2008-09 to 2011-12.

Table 6: Total Civil Legal Aid paid out (£000), by court, 2008-09 to 2011-12.

Table 7: Family cases initiated and disposed of in the civil courts, by case type, 2008-09 to 2011-12

Table 8: Family procedure cases initiated and disposed of in the General Department of the Court of Session, by case type 2011-12

Table 9: Family procedure cases initiated and disposed of in the sheriff courts, by case type 2011-12.

Table 10: Family-related summary application cases initiated and disposed of, by case type and final disposal, 2011-12.

Table 11: Divorces granted in the civil courts by procedure, 2010-11 and 2011-12.

Table 12: Dissolutions granted in the civil courts by procedure, 2010-11 and 2011-12.

Table 13: Debt cases initiated and disposed of in the sheriff courts, by case type, 2008-09 to 2011-12

Table 14: Debt cases initiated and disposed of in the sheriff courts, by case type, 2011-12

Table 15: Debt cases initiated in the sheriff courts by sheriffdom, 2011-12.

Table 16: Personal injury cases initiated and disposed of in the civil courts, by case type, 2008-09 to 2011-12.

Table 17: Personal injury cases initiated and disposed of in the Court of Session, 2011-12

Table 18: Ordinary Cause Personal Injury cases initiated and disposed of in the sheriff courts, 2011-12

Table 19: Summary Cause Personal Injury cases initiated and disposed of in the sheriff courts, 2011-12

Table 20: Damages cases initiated and disposed of in the civil courts, by case type, 2008-09 to 2011-12.

Table 21: Number of damages cases initiated and disposed of in the civil courts, by case type and final disposal

Table 22: Repossession and eviction cases initiated and disposed of in the sheriff courts, by case type, 2008-09 to 2011-12

Table 23: Appeals to sheriffs principal initiated and disposed of, by type of procedure and final disposal, 2011-12.

Table 24: Appeals initiated and disposed of in the Court of Session, 2011-12.

Table 25: 2011 mid-year population estimates by sheriffdom...

13/1/2013: Table 17 has been updated to correct an error.  Three disposals of repetitive strain injury cases were originally recorded under ‘Other’ but should have been recorded under ‘Repetitive Strain Injury


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