Summary proceedings (Sc): Actions following service of the summons
Action by sheriff officer once he has effected service on the defender
Once the sheriff officer has served the defenders copy summons (form1b) upon thedefender he will return the form 1 to you along with a note of his fee for service.
Action by debt management office
On receipt of the form 1 from him you should check that the sheriff officer has
- completed the certificate of execution of service and
- attached a recorded delivery postal receipt where service was by post.