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Scottish Criminal Procedure and the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020

Published on: 21 April 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Scottish Criminal Procedure and the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020
  • How has Scottish criminal procedure been affected by the response to Covid-19?
  • What provision has been made for solemn trials?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: David Cairns, associate and criminal solicitor advocate at BTO Solicitors LLP, explains the impact of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 (C(S)A 2020) on criminal procedure in Scotland, including analysis of some of the key provisions affecting Scottish criminal procedure, particularly those found in Schedule 4 of C(S)A 2020, before considering the controversy relating to solemn trials during the Covid-19 pandemic. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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