Faculty of Advocates
This is the professional body to which all advocates belong.
A fine is a penalty where money must be paid to the court. The amount is set by the judge. Organisations can also be fined for offences including health and safety breaches.
This is a date for a case calling in the sheriff court in solemn (more serious) proceedings to determine whether the prosecutor and the defence are ready to go to trial.
This is a person who is convicted of an offence of any kind for the first time.