This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology.
If you require this information in a different format such as accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please email our diversity team.
You can also call us on 0300 020 3000. British Sign Language users should text on 07825 280346, specifying if you would prefer your reply by sms, text or email.
On 1st July 2015 the Lord Advocate published rules under section 4 of the Victim and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014. The rules related to a victim’s right to request a review of a decision of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) not to proceed with a case or not to continue a case.
This document provides details and statistics on all review applications made between 1st April 2019 and 31st March 2020.