Criminal Procedure (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2004
This Act of the Scottish Parliament relating to Criminal Procedure, is in four parts.
Part 1 deals with court procedures as they relate to the High Court of Justiciary.
Part 2 relates to trials in the High Court and the sheriff court. It also amends the time limits and citation provisions which are common to both courts.
Part 3 amends the provisions of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 in relation to bail.
Part 4 includes provision that at the first diet in the sheriff court the court shall ascertain which witnesses are required and review bail conditions.