The following forms are to be utilised for preparing a Summary Cause Action to the Sheriff Courts in Scotland. All the forms are available in PDF format (which requires Adobe Acrobat software to view on your computer). Forms 1a - 1d are avilable in MS Word format, and the rest of the forms in Rich Text Format (RTF).
The forms may either be completed and printed by filling in the relevant details in the boxes highlighted in blue , or simply printed so that the details can be hand written into the relevant boxes.
Note: If you wish to save changes you make to these forms on your local system you will require to purchase and install the full version of the Acrobat software, available from Adobe's website.
Law firms and individuals who wish to download a copy of the forms and store these on their own computers may do so but no attempt should be made to alter the layout of the forms in any way without prior approval. For further advice on the reproduction of these forms please contact:
Policy and Legislation Branch,
Scottish Court Service,
Tel No: 0131 444 3300
[Certificate B] [Incidental Application] [1a] [1b] [1c] [1d]   [3a] [3b] [3c] [4a] [4b]  [5a] [5b]      [10a] [10b] [10c] [10d] [10e] [10f] [10g]      [15a] [15b] [15c]        [23a] [23b] [23c]   [25a] [25b]  [26a] [26b] [26c] [26d] [26e] [26f]   [28a] [28b] [28c] [28d] [28e] [28f] [28g] [28h] [28i] [28j] [28k]   [30a]        See Guidance Notes
Form No. Document Title Text Adobe PDF 1a Application Form for use when defender is individual and the action is for, or includes, payment of sum of money (Application lodged on or after 4 April 2011) 1b For use when the defender is a company or other organisation and the action is for, or includes, payment of a sum of money. 1c For use in all cases when action does not includes a claim for payment of a sum of money. 1d For use only in actions of multipoinding. 2 Form of claim in a summons for payment of money 3 Form of claim in a summons for recovery of possession of heritable property 3a Form of notice of removal under sections 34, 35 or 36 of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1907 3b Form of notice of removal under section 37 of the Sheriff Courts(Scotland) Act 1907 3c Form of letter of removal 4a Notice informing defender of right to apply for certain orders under the Debtors (Scotland) Act 1987 4b Certificate of Sequestration 5 Form of claim in a summons of multiplepoinding 5a Form of statement by holder of fund or subject when not the pursuer 5b Form of claim on the fund or subject in action of multiplepoinding 6 Form of claim in a summons of furthcoming 7 Form of claim in a summons for delivery 8 Form of claim in a summons for implement of an obligation 9 Form of claim in a summons for count, reckoning and payment 10 Form of statement of claim in a summons for damages for personal injury 10a Form of claim for provisional damages 10b Form of response 10c Form of statement of valuation of claim 10d Form of intimation to connected persons 10e Specification of documents 10f Form of minute - application for further damages 10g Form of notice of application for further damages 11 Form of service 12 Form of certificate of execution of service 13 Service on person whose address is unknown Form of advertisement 14 Service on person whose address is unknown Form of notice to be displayed on the walls of court 15 Service by post - form of notice 15a Statement to accompany application for interim diligence 15b Form of schedule of arrestment on the dependence 15c Form of certificate of execution of arrestment on the dependence 17 Form of minute - no form of response lodged by defender 18 Form of minute - pursuer not objecting to application for a time to pay direction or time order [this should also include a minute for decree] 19 Form of minute - pursuer opposing an application for a time to pay direction or time order. (Application lodged before 1 December 2009) 19 Form of minute - pursuer opposing an application for a time to pay direction or time order.(Application lodged on or after 1 December 2009) 20 Form of oath for witnesses 21 Form of affirmation for witnesses 22 Form of third party notice 23 Form of response to third party notice 23a Form of minute of intervention by the Commission for Equality and Human Rights 23b Form of minute of intervention by the Scottish Commission for Human Rights 23c Invitation to the Scottish Commission for Human Rights to intervene 24 Order by the court and certificate in optional procedure for recovery of documents 25 Form of minute in an application for letter of request 25a Form of letter of request 25b Form of minute in application for taking evidence in the European Community 26 Form of witness citation 26a Form of certificate of witness citation 26b Form of child witness notice 26c Form of vulnerable witnesses application 26d Form of certificate of intimation 26e Form of application for review 26f Form of certificate of intimation 27 Form of reference to the European Court 28 Form of extract decree - basic 28a Form of extract decree - payment 28b Form of extract decree - recovery of possession of heritable property 28c Form of extract decree and warrant to sell in sequestration for rent and sale 28d Form of extract decree - warrant for ejection and to re-let in sequestration for rent and sale 28e Form of extract decree - furthcoming 28f Form of extract decree - delivery 28g Form of extract decree - delivery - payment failing delivery 28h Form of extract decree - aliment 28i Form of extract decree - ad factum praestandum 28j Form of extract decree- absolvitor 28k Form of extract decree - dismissal 29 Form of certificate by sheriff clerk Service of charge where address of defender is unknown 30 Minute for recall of decree ( for actions raised prior to 4th April 2011 but not determined prior to 4th April 2011 ) 30 Minute for recall of decree for actions raised on or after 4th April 2011; and for actions raised and determined prior to April 4th April 2011 ) 30a Minute for recall of decree - service copy ( for actions raised prior to 4th April 2011 but not determined prior to 4th April 2011 ) 30a Minute for recall of decree - service copy ( for actions raised on or after 4th April 2011; and for actions raised and determined prior to April 4thApril 2011 ) 31 Form of note of appeal to the sheriff principal 32 Application for leave to appeal against time to pay direction 33 Appeal against time to pay direction 34 Application for certificate of suitability for appeal to the Court of Session 35 Form of receipt for money paid to the sheriff clerk 36 Action for aliment - Form of notice of intimation to children and next of kin where address of defender is unknown 37 Action for aliment - Form of notice of intimation to children, next of kin and guardian where defender suffers from mental disorder Cert.B In response to an Order for recovery of documents Incidental Incidental Application Style Form