SCJC launches court hearing attendance consultation

Following pandemic-related changes, the SCJC has launched the consultation and draft rules to consider in which circumstances different modes of attendance can be incorporated into lasting law

The Scottish Civil Justice Council (SCJC) has launched a consultation and set of draft rules on the mode of attendance at court hearings in civil proceedings.

In response to the pandemic, the Scottish Parliament passed legislation allowing civil proceedings to take part by way of live visual or audio link from any location.

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