Subjects marked for court
The type of court proceedings appropriate for a case depends on the nature of the crimes or offences involved. The most serious crimes are marked for solemn proceedings, whilst less serious crimes and offences will be marked for Sheriff Summary or JP courts.
- Markings for Solemn court (High Court or Sheriff & Jury) have been consistently at or above 19-20 average levels since April 2020.
- Markings for Sheriff Summary court have, on the whole, remained below pre-pandemic levels since April 2020.
- Markings for JP court remain below the 19-20 average.
Fatal Accident Inquiries (as of 1 February 2022)
FAIs with scheduled court dates: 31
FAIs with First Notice lodged, awaiting court dates: 0
Data in this section comes from COPFS Internal Management Information System.
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