The following Dispute Resolution practice note Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
This Practice Note considers the position on interdict and interim interdict in Scotland. For guidance on:
some other forms of relief in Scottish civil litigation, see Practice Notes: Retention and rescission in Scottish civil litigation and Specific implement and interim specific implement in Scottish civil litigation
other aspects of Scottish civil litigation, see: Preliminary and ongoing considerations in Scottish civil litigation—overview and Starting and progressing a civil claim in Scottish civil litigation—overview, which, in turn, link through to detailed guidance on specific aspects of dispute resolution in Scotland
other key areas of Scottish law and procedure, see our Scotland toolkit, and
the closest equivalent procedure in England and Wales, see: Interim and final injunctions—overview, Freezing injunctions—overview and Search orders—overview which, as well as giving an overview of these different types of injunctions, link through to more detailed guidance on various aspects of such injunctions in England and Wales
CCA 1981—Contempt of Court Act 1981
CSA 1988—Court of Session Act 1988
CR(S)A 2014—Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014
LR(MP)(S)A 1940—Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1940
SC(S)A 1907—Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1907
Interdict is a remedy granted by the court ‘against a wrong which is in the course of being committed or where there is reasonable ground for apprehending that a wrong is intended to be committed’ (Inverurie Magistrates v Sorrie).
Interdicts are personal in nature,
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