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CPSA 1995 Part I

Section 3(3) Maximum sentence a Sheriff can impose on indictment is 5 years
Section 3(6) Crimes which cannot be indicted in the Sheriff Court are murder, rape, treason
Section 4(2) Competent to try an offence in any district within a Sheriffdom
Section 5(d) Maximum sentence a Sheriff can impose on summary complaint is 12 months
Section 5(4)(b) Competent to try wilful fireraising on summary complaint
Section 5(4)(c) Competent to try robbery on summary complaint
Section 7(6) Maximum sentence in a JP court is 60 days
Section 7(8) Not competent to try housebreaking in a JP court
Section 7(8) Not competent to try assault causing fracture of a limb in a JP court
Section 9(2) Not competent to try an offence more than 500m from a court boundary
Section 11(1) Murder committed outside UK by a British Citizen can be tried in Scotland
Section 11(4) Stolen property from another part of the UK can be tried in Scotland
Section 11A Conspiracy to commit offences outside the UK
Section 12 Lord Advocate can instruct police to investigate offences
Section 13 Must provide name, address, DOB, place of birth, nationality to the police
Section 13(6) Failure to provide information to the police is punishable by fine
Section 14(1) Detention and questioning at a police station
Section 15 Right to have solicitor or another person notified of detention or arrest
Section 14(2) Can be detained for six hours
Section 14(3) Cannot be detained for the same offence
Created by: debro1968