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Critics of a new law requiring dogowners microchip their pets or face a £500 fine have said it is impossible to regulate because there are up to six different firms operating their own databases. Vet, Will Lazenby, 61, described the legislation as unnecessary and unworkable and is calling on the Sc

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Summary sheriffs will sit in Scotland’s sheriff courts for the first time today as part of reforms to the Scottish court system. The post of summary sheriff, which was established by the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014, was created to ensure that cases in Scotland’s courts are heard at the app

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Videos giving information on criminal, civil and children’s legal aid are now available on the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s website in British Sign Language (BSL). The translated videos produced by Deaf Action correspond to information available in printed leaflets and on the website.

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