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Statistical Bulletin: Crime and Justice Series: Criminal Appeal Statistics, Scotland: 2008-09

Published: 3 Nov 2009
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
978075597706

This bulletin presents statistics on criminal appeals concluded in the High Court of Justiciary and includes figures up to 2008-09.

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15 page PDF

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Contents
Statistical Bulletin: Crime and Justice Series: Criminal Appeal Statistics, Scotland: 2008-09
1 Introduction

15 page PDF

432.0 kB

1 Introduction

This bulletin presents statistics on criminal appeals concluded in the High Court of Justiciary. In 2008-09, a total of 2,191 criminal appeals were concluded. This represents a decrease of 3 per cent compared with 2007-08 and is 36 per cent lower than the equivalent figure in 1999-00.

Chart 1 Criminal appeals by type of court of first instance: 1999-00 to 2008-09

Chart 1 Criminal appeals by type of court of first instance: 1999-00 to 2008-09