This is a fully updated version of the definitive statement of the law and practice of Scotland's sheriff courts. The new edition has been revised by an expert team, all of whom are highly experienced
sheriffs and retains the quality and authority expected from Macphail.
Constitution and jurisdiction. Parties. The ordinary court and ordinary cause. Ordinary causes with special rules. Miscellaneous powers and duties. Enforcement of judgments. Fatal accident inquiries. Adoptions. Commercial actions. Summary cause procedure. Small claims procedure.