The Sheriff Principal of Lothian & Borders has issued a Practice Note (No 2 of 2014) in relation to applications under the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000. It applies to all applications lodged on or after 2 February 2015. Copies are available on the Scottish Courts website at www.scotcourts.gov.uk/rules-and-practice/practice-notes/sheriff-court-practice-notes-(civil)
An electronic version may also be obtained by email application to the AWI mailbox at Edinburgh Sheriff Court at firstname.lastname@example.org
The sheriff principal has also directed that, from the week commencing 2 February 2015, there will be a guardianship court to deal with all applications under the 2000 Act at Edinburgh Sheriff Court. This court will sit on Thursday each week, the first such court being on 5 February 2015. She has nominated Sheriff F L Reith QC, Sheriff D S Corke and Sheriff P J Braid to deal with all such applications as from 2 February 2015 and, if they are not available, any other sheriff at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.
The AWI clerk can be contacted by email at email@example.com
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