The Adjourned AGM was held on 15 Mar 2014. Click here to view the minutes.
The Annual General meeting will be held in the Edinburgh Sheriff and JP Court at 11 am on Saturday 26 October 2013. AGM 2013.pdf Annual report 2013.pdf constitution-approved-october-2012-v0.pdf
The Justices Development Committee of the Scottish Justices Association met on 18 April 2011 in Glasgow. Members considered the results from the survey relating to the investigation of the JP/Legal Adviser relationship and the proposed draft report. They also discussed a number of training and related matters
The Justices Development Committee of the Scottish Justices Association met on 13 September 2010. Members were updated on a number of training and related matters (including progress on revision of Bench Book and Signing Manual) by Gillian Mawdsley, JP consultant to JSC. They also made further progress with the proposed investigation into the Justice/Legal Adviser […]
The Executive Committee met on 2nd September 2010 in Edinburgh. The committee considered reports from the Justices Development, Communications and Policy & Legislation committees and from representatives attending other meetings. Gerald Bonnar, Head of the Criminal Procedure Policy Unit within the Justice Directorate of the Scottish Government addressed the committee explaining the organisation within the […]
The SJA Communications Committee held their eleventh meeting on 15 July 2010 The Committee expressed their appreciation of the work put in by Ian Smyth who had resigned from the Executive and thus was no longer Committee Chairman and Membership Secretary. It was agreed that the SJA Vice-Chairman look after these responsibilities until the AGM […]
The Executive Committee met on 20th May 2010 in Edinburgh. The committee received reports of the discussions at the SCS/SJA Liaison committee and other meetings where the association was represented. The progress of proposed SJA questionnaire of members looking at good practice in the courts was considered. It was agreed that the AGM of the […]
The SJA Communications Committee held their tenth meeting on 15 April 2010 The last and next issues of the newsletter were discussed, as was the information pack to be issued to new justices. It was agreed to have a 6 month pilot of monthly emails to all members.
The Executive Committee met on 17th March in Edinburgh. There was consideration of the draft strategic plan and the reports from the various committees. Steve Humphreys, Director of the Judicial Office for Scotland, joined the meeting for a period and spoke about the role of the Judicial Office in relation to JPs from April 2010. […]
The Justices Development Committee met on 4 February 2010 in the Sheriff Court Building in Edinburgh. Much of the time was taken up considering the two matters referred to the committee by the executive: · Review the Legal Advisor/JP relationship · Review the JP working environment. It also heard of progress being made towards the […]