§ Mr. MacCormick
asked the Lord Advocate if he is now able to indicate when it is proposed to implement the provisions for the abolition of the small debt court contained in the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971.
The Lord Advocate
I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland in response to a Question by my hon. Friend the Member for Garscadden (Mr. Small) on 26th February 1976.—[Vol. 906, c.321–2].