Journey times in the Scottish Criminal Justice System: 2022 to 2023

This bulletin assesses an accused person’s criminal justice journey time from offence date to case conclusion or verdict for the period from 2022 to 2023. It analyses the average length of journey and how these journey times have been impacted by the COVID pandemic.

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1. Update

This update to the first bulletin (20 April 2023) has been published in order to add the final quarter of 2022-23 data. Numbers in the text and charts have been updated, and conclusions have been changed to reflect those updates where necessary.



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