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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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Contents
Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2015-2016
Table 19: Damages cases initiated and disposed of 1 in the civil courts, by case type and final disposal, 2015-16

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Table 19: Damages cases initiated and disposed of 1 in the civil courts, by case type and final disposal, 2015-16

Court type Case type Initiated Disposed Disposed
Absolvitor Dismissed For Pursuer Expenses Only Other
Defended Undefended Defended Undefended Defended Undefended
Court of Session Ordinary 244 161 122 6 0 23 6 0 0 4
Commercial 165 88 56 5 1 19 4 3 0 0
Court of Session total 409 249 178 11 1 42 10 3 0 4
Sheriff courts Small claim 1,238 1,266 423 44 531 22 229 1 4 12
Ordinary cause 412 263 126 29 8 58 38 2 0 2
Summary cause 222 205 76 9 59 7 47 2 0 5
Commercial 15 140 137 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
Sheriff courts total 1,887 1,874 762 83 598 87 316 5 4 19
Civil courts total 2,296 2,123 940 94 599 129 326 8 4 23

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.


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