Definition of sheriff court in English:
(In Scotland) a judicial court for civil cases, equivalent to a county court.
- It will also work to implement reform of criminal legal assistance, including changes resulting from the Executive's reform of the sheriff court and High Court.
- ‘That's defamatory of the vast majority of practitioners at the sheriff court and high court,’ Scott said, adding that most delays were because fiscals were still struggling with their workload.
- Baronial jurisdiction was extensive, though subject to appeal to the royal sheriff court or the regality court.
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