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sheriff court

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
sheriff courtˈsheriff ˌcourt (also sheriff’s court) noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SCLthe lower court of law in Scotland, dealing with civil and criminal cases
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sheriff courtFrancis Auld didn't appear at the town's sheriff court today, and his case was continued without plea.It was also pointed out that civil jury trial was available in the Court of Session but not in the sheriff court.
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