Scottish criminal investigations

Scottish criminal investigations guidance:

Legal privilege in Scotland The courts in Scotland are careful to protect the important legal right of legal privilege which attaches to communications between a client...

Practice Note

This Practice Note explains the powers to search premises and property during a criminal investigation in Scotland. It also covers the scope for challenging search...

Practice Note

There are three types of suspects that may be questioned: • an individual not yet arrested, but in respect of whom, a police officer has reasonable grounds for suspecting...

Practice Note

Practitioners will be familiar with the concepts of ‘detention’ and ‘arrest’ under the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (CP(S)A 1995). So far as relevant to this...

Practice Note