Principal Clerk of Session and Justiciary

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The Principal Clerk of Session and Justiciary is the law clerk responsible for the administration of the Supreme Courts of Scotland.[1] The Keeper of the Signet grants a commission to the Principal Clerk of Session to allow Her Majesty's Signet to be used.

The incumbent, as of 2013, is Graeme Marwick.[2]

The modern office unites the originally separate offices of Principal Clerk of Session (of the Court of Session) and Principal Clerk of Justiciary (of the High Court of Justiciary).

The Crown Agent takes directions from the Principal Clerk of Justiciary when arranging sittings of the High Court of Justiciary.

List of office holders[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ PDF-file - "The Supreme Courts are made up of: the Court of Session, the High Court of Justiciary and the Accountant of Court's Office. The Principal Clerk of Session and Justiciary is responsible for the administration of these areas." - Scottish Court Service, accessed 26 May 2012
  2. ^ Director and Principal Clerk of Session and Justiciary
  3. ^ "Timeline". The Scott Monument. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Museums & Galleries. Retrieved 27 May 2012.