HC Deb 16 June 1892 vol 5 c1379


As amended, considered.

New Clause—

(Application to Scotland.)

In the application of this Act to Scotland the following modifications shall have effect:—(1.) A court of summary jurisdiction means the sheriff; (2.) If the complainant or the party charged, as in section three of this Act mentioned, objects to the case being dealt with summarily, it shall be sent for trial by the sheriff with a jury, or by the High Court of Justiciary, as Her Majesty's Advocate shall direct; (3.) Judgment debt means a civil debt, and such debt may be recovered in any competent court,"—(Sir C. J. Pearson,) —brought up, read a first and second time, and added to the Bill.

Bill read the third time, and passed.