1. Coronavirus (COVID-19): information for those due to attend court

    The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to have an impact on the Scottish criminal justice system.

    21 Apr 2022 COVID-19
  2. Revised guidance on reporting of deaths during coronavirus outbreak

    On May 13 2020 the Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, provided an update to the Scottish Parliament on arrangements for the reporting of deaths during the Covid-19/coronavirus outbreak.

    15 May 2020 COVID-19
  3. Threat to police and front-line workers will not be tolerated

    Lord Advocate reiterates the Crown's commitment to deal robustly with any reported person who deliberately coughs or spits at police officers or front-line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    03 Apr 2020 COVID-19
  4. Joint statement from Lord Advocate and Chief Constable

    SCOTLAND’S Lord Advocate and Chief Constable of Police Scotland have set clear priorities for the investigation and prosecution of crime as measures to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak come in to force.

    19 Mar 2020 COVID-19