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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Dumfries Sheriff Court was told that the dog had already been put down.
The figures includes sheriff court fines and compensation orders and also covers fines against companies.
A Turriff man, who was fined PS1,000 at Banff Sheriff Court for assaulting and injuring his victim, paid only part of his fine and avoided settling the rest for more than 18 months.
This had called earlier this month at Falkirk Sheriff Court when McGeogh pleaded guilty to a charge of armed attempted robbery.
Cara Place resident McKenzie, 42, admitted his potentially dangerous actions and returned to Airdrie Sheriff Court for sentencing last week following a deferral for background reports.
? A man appeared in the dock - before admitting vandalising Hamilton Sheriff Court!
But police were tipped off about the scheme - and arrested her as she walked into Ayr 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.
The incident, on Monday, comes just two weeks after an alleged stabbing at Selkirk sheriff court. Yesterday there was growing concern over staff and public safety around courts.
Colin Watson, 32,nearing the end of a two-year term for housebreaking, told Scottish Television he was ``stunned'' to be set free on Thursday at Glasgow Sheriff Court.
Earlier, he had been admonished at Dingwall Sheriff Court - where he wore only a blue blanket tied around his waist.