The Proposed Scotland Bill: The Constitutional Implications of Draft Clauses 1 and 2

10 Pages Posted: 30 Jan 2015 Last revised: 11 Feb 2015

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Mark Elliott

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Date Written: January 29, 2015

Abstract

A paper concerning the constitutional implications of clauses 1 and 2 of the proposed Scotland Bill relating to the permanent status of the Scottish Parliament and Government and the placing on a statutory footing of a constitutional convention concerning non-interference by the UK Parliament in devolved Scottish affairs.

Keywords: constitutional law, British constitution, United Kingdom, Scotland, devolution, parliamentary sovereignty

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K30

Suggested Citation

Elliott, Mark C., The Proposed Scotland Bill: The Constitutional Implications of Draft Clauses 1 and 2 (January 29, 2015). University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 3/2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2557451 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2557451

Mark C. Elliott (Contact Author)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law ( email )

10 West Road
Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
United Kingdom

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