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This Practice Note offers practical, procedural, guidance on civil appeals proceeding in the Scottish Sheriff Appeal Court and which have been appointed to the standard appeal procedure. For guidance on:
other aspects of civil appeals to and in the Scottish Sheriff Appeal Court, see Practice Notes:
Introduction to the Sheriff Appeal Court—which considers the jurisdiction of the Sheriff Appeal Court, the types of cases it can hear and whether permission to appeal is required
Starting an appeal in the Sheriff Appeal Court—which offers guidance on how to initiate an appeal in the Sheriff Appeal Court including how to lodge an appeal, the documents required, the time limits to be observed and the initial case management of an appeal in that court, and
Special incidental procedures in the Sheriff Appeal Court—which offers guidance on various special procedures in civil appeals in the Scottish Sheriff Appeal Court, including devolution issues, preliminary references to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), interventions for human rights issues, taking of proof or further proof and remission to the Court of Session in Scotland
appeals to and in the Court of Session, Inner House, see Practice Notes: Appeals to the Inner House of the Court of Session, Reclaiming motions in the Inner House and Reclaiming motions in the Inner House—procedure
appeals to and in the UK Supreme Court,
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This Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the equitable and statutory exceptions to it; how the doctrine affects enforcing a contract against a third party and what happens when, notwithstanding the lack of privity, a contract has an indirect effect on a third
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