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Publication - Statistics Publication

Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2015-2016

Published: 28 Mar 2017
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786528667

Statistics on civil justice, which aims to resolve a range of disputes from debt and eviction to divorce.

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87 page PDF

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Contents
Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2015-2016
Table 2: Cases initiated and disposed of 1 in the Court of Session, 2008-09 to 2015-16

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Table 2: Cases initiated and disposed of 1 in the Court of Session, 2008-09 to 2015-16

Court of Session department Cases 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 % change
since 2014-15
% change
since 2008-09
General Department Initiated 3,736 4,429 3,688 3,354 3,536 3,258 3,812 2,922 -23 -22
Disposed 2,961 3,167 3,187 3,455 3,405 3,656 3,582 3,123 -13 5
Petition Department Initiated 1,473 1,555 1,358 1,223 1,211 1,179 1,213 1,268 5 -14
Disposed 988 1,094 1,035 1,299 1,191 1,126 1,062 1,136 7 15
Inner House 2 Initiated 120 118 95 141 164 124 139 168 21 40
Disposed 73 95 73 102 116 129 138 146 6 100
Total Initiated 5,329 6,102 5,141 4,718 4,911 4,561 5,164 4,358 -16 -18
Disposed 4,022 4,356 4,295 4,856 4,712 4,911 4,782 4,405 -8 10

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
2. First instance business only - excludes appeals and reclaiming motions.


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