Scottish Court Service (SCS)
Purpose and Values: Established in April 1995, the Scottish Court Service (new window) is an Executive Agency of the Scottish Executive Justice Department. SCS's purpose purpose is to help secure ready access to justice - providing the services needed to support the operation of the courts.
The Agency The Chief Executive, Eleanor Emberson, is the administrative head of the SCS and is accountable to the Minister for Justice.
The SCS divides into three discrete areas, these are: the Supreme Courts the Sheriff Courts and Agency Headquarters Sheriff Courts Livingston Sheriff Court is located in Area East, within the Sheriffdom of Lothian and Borders. The 49 Sheriff Courts deal with a wide range of criminal and civil matters. They are distributed throughout Scotland and are organised into three areas. District Courts.
Justice of the Peace Courts represent the third tier of criminal court in Scotland and deal with summary criminal cases only. They handle cases involving breach of the peace, drunkenness, minor assault, petty theft, and offences under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982.
Contact detail for Livingston Sheriff Court and Livingston Justice of the Peace Court: email: email@example.com, telephone: 01506 402400