Statistics for criminal offences with not proven verdict: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/18/00249
Date received: 29 January 2018
Date responded: 22 February 2018

Information requested

Statistics as to the type of criminal offences in which a not proven verdict was returned in solemn trials in the last 5 years' and 'also similar statistics for not proven verdicts returned in summary cases by a Sheriff sitting alone'.


A copy of all of the information you requested is provided in the attached excel workbook.

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