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R

 

Reclaiming motion

An application for review by the Inner House of the Court of Session of a decision of a judge at first instance. Such appeals are normally heard on the Summar Roll

 

 

Remit

The sentencing of a convicted offender can be remitted, or sent, to a higher court when judges feel they do not have sufficient power to impose a high enough sentence for the offence committed.