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8.5.2 Neutral citations

(a) Availability

When available, use an official neutral citation before the report specific citation. The Court of Session and the High Court of Justiciary began giving their judgments neutral citations in 2005.

(b) Format

The format for Scottish neutral citations is the same as for New Zealand neutral citations.

The relevant court identifiers used are:

Outer HouseCSOH

Inner HouseCSIH

High Court of Justiciary, Appeal CourtHCJAC

High Court of Justiciary, Trial CourtHCJT

Eg Inveresk plc v Tullis Russell Papermakers Ltd [2009] CSIH 56.

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