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Rules As To Jurisdiction In Scotland

Volume 24: debated on Friday 21 May 1982

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Amendment made: No. 3, in page 12, line 40 leave out subsection (2).— [The Solicitor-General for Scotland.]

I beg to move amendment No. 4, in page 13, line 1 leave out `respective'.

With this it will be convenient to take Government amendment No. 5.

The purpose of these minor drafting amendments is to make it clear that the new Scottish jurisdictional rules introduced by part III relate only to territorial jurisdiction and have no effect on the competence of either the Court of Session or the sheriff court.

Amendment agreed to.

Amendments made: No. 5, in page 13, line 2, leave out `and' and insert 'or of.

No. 6, in page 13, line 27 leave out subsection (7).

No. 7, in page 13, line 35 leave out Clause 21.— [The Solicitor-General for Scotland.]