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Clause 284

Volume 889: debated on Monday 7 April 1975

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Jurisdiction Of Inferior Courts

Amendments made: No. 24, page 105, line 15, leave out from 'the' to end of line 16 and insert 'district court'.

No. 25, in page 105, line 18, leave out within their respective jurisdictions'.—[ The Lord Advocate.]

I beg to move Amendment No. 26, in page 105, line 22, leave out £50 'and insert £100'.

With this it may be convenient to discuss Amendment No. 27. These two amendments derive from section 3 of the District Court (Scotland) Act 1975 which increases, with effect from 16th May 1975, the amount of the fine or caution for good behaviour which may be imposed or fixed by the lower courts in respect of common law offences.

Amendment agreed to.

Amendment made: No. 27, in page 105, line 26, leave out £50 'and insert £100'.—[ The Lord Advocate.]

Clause 284, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 285 to 314 ordered to stand part of the Bill.