The club who wins the Scottish First Division is promoted to the Scottish Premier League (SPL), if they meet stadiumcriteria. They must have at least 6,000 seats in their stadium. The team who finishes last in the SPL is relegated to the Scottish First Division.
The bottom club in the First Division is relegated to the Second Division. While the second bottom club goes to a play-off with the second, third and fourth placed clubs from the Second Division.
The teams play each other four times with three points for a victory and one point each for a drawn game.