The Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 is the most important piece of legislation relating to Scots criminal procedure for the current generation of Scots criminal practitioners.
This title provides a full copy of the Act with authoritative section-by-section commentary. The recent reform of criminal justice and procedure has resulted in widespread legislative change, making this new edition an essential purchase for all criminal practitioners.
Important updates for 2016 include:
Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 amended by:
- Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016
- Serious Crime Act 2015
Criminal Procedure Rules 1996 amended by:
- Act of Adjournal (Criminal Procedure Rules 1996 Amendment) (No. 3) (Supervision Default Orders) 2016
Included in this edition — a CD containing a complete, up-to-date appendix of forms from the 1996 Rules, allowing you to edit and save on your own computer.
The Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995, 15th edition is an excellent, convenient and portable companion for criminal lawyers and other professionals working in the area of criminal law.
The 1995 Act is annotated by Dr Robert Shiels and Iain Bradley, both solicitor advocates, and also Sheriff Alastair N. Brown. Act of Adjournal (Criminal Procedure Rules) 1996 annotated by Peter W. Ferguson QC.