Guidance issued on court use during Coronavirus outbreak

Guidance issued on court use during Coronavirus outbreak

Jurors and others should continue to attend Scottish courts as usual during the Coronavirus outbreak if they are not displaying symptoms, the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) has said.

Anyone who has received medical advice to self-isolate should not attend court or any SCTS buildings, and will not be expected to do so.

They should contact the relevant court, tribunal or OPG office to notify them as soon as reasonably practicable.

The courts, tribunals and administrative offices of the SCTS remain open for business as normal, including:

  • attending for jury service; attending as a witness or accused;
  • attending as a party to a case at which you are ordained to appear;
  • attending in a professional capacity for a hearing or related function; payment of fees, fines, lodging of documents and general enquiries;
  • and attending to support friends, family members or out of public interest.

Click here for NHS guidance

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