Court of Session


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Court of Session

n
(Law) the supreme civil court in Scotland
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Disputes were brought to him in his hiding-hole to be decided; and the men of his country, who would have snapped their fingers at the Court of Session, laid aside revenge and paid down money at the bare word of this forfeited and hunted outlaw.
But MEPs David Martin, Alyn Smith and Catherine Stihler, and MSPs Andy Wightman and Ross Greer are appealing Lord Doherty's ruling at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
He made the decision last week after looking at two test cases at the Court of Session in Edinburgh in February.
The Council requires to appoint Edinburgh agents to represent them in actions in the Court of Session and to the Sheriff Principal.
Mike Harden Electoral Registration Officer and Chief Executive PO Box 21, Municipal Buildings, Archway Road, Huyton, Knowsley, Merseyside L36 9YU PD303/15 Mann, Natalie & others -v- Greater Glasgow Health Board An action has been brought in the Court of Session, Edinburgh, Scotland, by Natalie Mann and Barbara Grabham in respect of the death of Patricia Mann.
A petition lodged by Trump International Golf Club Scotland and the Trump Organisation asked the Court of Session in Edinburgh to rule that the Scottish Government's approval of the wind farm was unlawful and the decision should be overturned, but judge Lord Doherty rejected the legal bid by dismissing the petition.
The District Attorney Mehfooz Paracha filed an application in the court of Session Judge Islamabad that police not only kept him in illegal custody but also tried to get his signature on interim challan of Rimsha Masih case by giving him life threats.
September's implementation of the Dutch Scheme is still subject to the green light of the banking regulators in the Netherlands and Scotland and the approval of the Court of Session in Scotland.
2012: February 13 - Rangers lodge their intention to go into administration at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
Summary: Rangers FC, the Glasgow club, have lodged a notice of their intention to go into administration with the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
This was an adoption petition remitted to the Court of Session from Dumbarton Sheriff Court on the question of whether the ground for dispensing with parental consent in section 31(3)(d) of the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 was compatible with the ECHR.
This impressive work offers a close reading and analysis of the court records for the Court of Session in Scotland from 1532, when it was formed, until about 1534.