sheriff court


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sheriff court

(in Scotland) a court having jurisdiction to try summarily or on indictment all but the most serious crimes and to deal with most civil actions
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Trial has been set for June at Dumfries Sheriff Court in a case in which a man is accused of being concerned in the supply of cannabis at his home.
In a prosecution at Paisley Sheriff Court he is also accused of acting a threatening or abusive manner likely to cause fear or alarm by shouting, swearing.
He is due to stand trial at Hamilton Sheriff Court on May 9.
Police attended and Marshall, who stays in Glasgow, was later placed under arrest and taken to Coatbridge Marshall admitted behaving in a threatening and abusive manner and sentence was deferred until last week at Airdrie Sheriff Court for the completion of criminal justice social work reports examining his background.
Kilmarnock Sheriff Court is often used as a High Court, taking cases including murder and rape.
Holmes appeared from custody having been jailed at Paisley Sheriff Court last year for a disturbance at a flat in the town.
From this week, the new Sheriff Appeal Court will hear civil appeals from sheriff courts, as part of the governments reform of the system that will ensure the right cases are heard in the right courts.
A report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal and he appeared at Dundee Sheriff Court yesterday.
Detective Inspector Colin Beattie confirmed the accused pair were in custody and would be appearing at Dunfermline sheriff court.
RBS say the case should be moved to the higher sheriff court, but Mr Hamilton says it should remain in the lowest court in the interests of democracy.
RBS are arguing that the case should be moved to the higher, sheriff court but Mr Hamilton says it should remain in the lowest court in the interests of democracy.
His lawyers have launched an action at the Sheriff Court in Glasgow claiming the season ticket holder has been unable to return to his team's home ground since the incident during the quarter-final first-leg tie on March 13.