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Scottish Court Fees Scotland 2018-2021 consultation: equality impact assessment

Published: 26 Feb 2018
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Research
ISBN:
9781788516655

An equality impact assessment (EIA) looking at possible impacts of new court fees due to come into effect in April 2018.

22 page PDF

273.9 kB

22 page PDF

273.9 kB

Contents
Scottish Court Fees Scotland 2018-2021 consultation: equality impact assessment
Footnotes

22 page PDF

273.9 kB

Footnotes

1. The consultation can be viewed at http

2. http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/Bills/104998.aspx

3. The Equality and Human Rights Commission has commented that group procedure could be beneficial for equality and human rights claims http://www.parliament.scot/S5_JusticeCommittee/Inquiries/CL-EHRC.pdf. Court fees for group procedure are not being consulted on at this stage given that the Civil Litigation Bill has not yet been passed and the Scottish Civil Justice Council will require to draw up detailed group procedure rules in due course.

4. Now the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.

5. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/11/3573.

6. https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/britain-fairer/scotland-fairer-introduction/scotland-fairer-report, p43

7. http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0049/00496532.pdf

8. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/03/5915

9. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/09/9979

10. http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/docs/default-source/scs---court-users/20151203_court-satisfaction-survey-report_final-report.pdf?sfvrsn=2

11. https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/britain-fairer/scotland-fairer-introduction/scotland-fairer-report, p43

12. https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/britain-fairer/scotland-fairer-introduction/scotland-fairer-report, p43

13. See EQIA – Setting the Scene for further information on the legislation.


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