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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 18: Damages cases initiated and disposed of 1 in the civil courts, by case type, 2008-09 to 2015-16

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Table 18: Damages cases initiated and disposed of 1 in the civil courts, by case type, 2008-09 to 2015-16

Cases Procedure 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 % change
since 2014-15
% change
since 2008-09
Initiated Court of Session 2 337 527 299 304 357 369 286 409 43 21
Sheriff: ordinary cause 738 791 630 491 496 447 400 412 3 -44
Sheriff: commercial 38 54 163 37 34 51 46 15 -67 -61
Sheriff: summary cause 434 561 453 488 382 441 271 222 -18 -49
Sheriff: small claim 3,080 2,918 2,586 2,364 2,009 1,887 1,348 1,238 -8 -60
Total initiated 4,627 4,851 4,131 3,684 3,278 3,195 2,351 2,296 -2 -50
Disposed Court of Session 2 206 198 292 291 298 359 355 249 -30 21
Sheriff: ordinary cause 1,415 666 595 675 623 435 304 263 -13 -81
Sheriff: commercial 29 26 18 30 8 16 24 140 483 383
Sheriff: summary cause 410 450 457 452 383 340 287 205 -29 -50
Sheriff: small claim 2,409 2,710 2,397 2,149 1,982 1,758 1,380 1,266 -8 -47
Total disposed 4,469 4,050 3,759 3,597 3,294 2,908 2,350 2,123 -10 -52

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
2. Includes ordinary and commercial cases.


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