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This Practice Note considers the judicial expenses and taxation system in general civil litigation in Scotland. For guidance on:
funding civil claims in Scotland, see Practice Note: Funding 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, for example: Principles of costs recovery—overview, Costs budgeting and costs management—overview, Fixed costs and capped costs—overview, Costs orders—overview, Security for costs—overview, Summary assessment—overview, Provisional assessment—overview, Detailed Assessment—overview and Discontinuance and costs—overview which, in turn, link through to more detailed guidance on various aspects of civil litigation costs in England and Wales
Note: this Practice Note does not deal with expenses in the Supreme Court which are subject to Supreme Court Rules. For further guidance, see Practice Note: Supreme Court—costs, fees and funding.
CL(EGP)(S)A 2018—Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018 (sometimes referred to as the ‘Civil Litigation, etc Act 2018’)
CR(S)A 2014—Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014
OCR—Act of Sederunt (Sheriff Court Ordinary Cause Rules) 1993 (Ordinary Cause Rules)
RCS—Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session) 1994 (Court of Session
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