Monthly Archives: September 2002

(366)   THE BARON COURTS OF PRESTOUNGRANGE AND DELPHINSTOUN

THE BARON COURTS OF PRESTOUNGRANGE AND DELPHINSTOUN 2004 SLT (News) 131 contains the following laconic announcement: ‘On 13 and 27 July the Baron Courts of Prestoungrange and Delphinstoun will be holding final sessions in the Trinity Session’. There is however … Continue reading

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(364)  EUROPEAN ELECTION 2004

On a turn-out of 30.9% (up from 24.83% in 1999), Scotland voted in 2 MEPs from each of the Labour, Conservative and Scottish Nationalist Parties in the election held on 11 June 2004 and declared on 13 and 14 June. … Continue reading

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(363)  SLOPPING OUT: SCOTTISH EXECUTIVE GETS MORE TIME

The Court of Session (Lords Cullen, Hamilton and Menzies) granted the Scottish Executive an extension of time on 9 June 2004 to appeal the decision in Napier v Scottish Ministers 2004 GWD 14-316 that the practice of ‘slopping out’ in … Continue reading

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(361)  SLOPPING OUT APPEAL DEADLINES MISSED

Following the decision of Lord Bonomy in Napier v Scottish Ministers  2004 GWD 14-316 that the continued practice of ‘slopping out’ in some Scottish prisons was contrary to prisoners’ human rights (see No 353), the Scottish Ministers failed to submit … Continue reading

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