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Summary Jurisdiction Limit

Volume 12: debated on Wednesday 11 November 1981

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asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland what consultations he held prior to the doubling of the summary jurisdiction limit.

The increase in the upper financial limit in the summary cause was effected by an Order in Council, the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971 (Summary Cause) Order 1981, S.I. 1981/842. Before this order was made, a draft of it was laid before Parliament and was approved by a resolution of each House.