Documentation, analysis and responses, civil courts fees consultation: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/18/01878
Date received: 9 July 2018
Date responded: 2 August 2018

Information requested

  • a copy of the consultation document titled 'Civil court fees: consultation paper on civil court fees in the Court of Session and the Sheriff Court' (dated 04 September 2001 – the consultation was carried out by the Scottish Executive Justice Department);

  • a copy of any analysis of the responses to the above consultation document which was carried out; and

  • a copy of any responses which were received to the above consultation document.


Please see attached a copy of the consultation document as requested.

Whilst our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government no longer has the other information you have requested. However, you may wish to get in touch with the National Library of Scotland whose contact details can be found at: The Library may be able to help you further.

The reasons why we don't have the information are explained below.

Reasons for not providing information

The Scottish Government no longer has some of the information you have asked for because it was routinely destroyed in accordance with our standard records management practice before the date of your request.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FOI-18-01878 - Court fees consultation 2001.pdf


Please quote the FOI reference:

Central Enquiry Unit Email: Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government St Andrews House Regent Road Edinburgh EH1 3DG

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