Summaries of opinions (judgments) provide a short explanation of judicial decisions in order to assist understanding and may be published in cases where there is wider public interest. They provide the main findings, but do not form part of the reasons for the decision.

The judgment published on the Scottish Courts and Tribunals website is the only authoritative document.

NHS Trust Appeal - repayment of tax

Apr 9, 2020

An Appeal by an NHS Trust to recover £929,875 overpaid tax between 1974–1997 has been referred back to the First Tier Tribunal.

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Appeal against sentence by Aaron Thomas Campbell

Sep 10, 2019

The Criminal Appeal Court has upheld an appeal against sentence in the case of HMA against Aaron Thomas Campbell. Lady Dorrian, the Lord Justice Clerk, sat with Lord Menzies and Lord Drummond Young and reduced the punishment part of the sentencing for the abduction, murder and rape of a child from 27 to 24 years.

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