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Nick Barber: After the Vote: Regulating Future Independence Referendums

 In a few months time Scotland will vote on independence.  In my last post on the topic I discussed some of the consequences of a yes vote: the problems that … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 12 Comments

Iain Jamieson: The Leveson Report, the Royal Charter and the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament can legislate to regulate the press in Scotland. This is because this matter  is not made a reserved matter. In principle, therefore, it would be competent for … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

Adam Tomkins: The Scottish Parliament and the Independence Referendum

I read with great interest the stimulating post written on this subject by Nick Barber. He makes three points that I would take issue with. The first is a detail, … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · 17 Comments

Cormac Mac Amhlaigh: … yes, but is it legal? The Scottish Independence Referendum and the Scotland Act 1998

The question of the legality of a referendum on Scottish independence pursuant to an Act of the Scottish Parliament has been a hobbyhorse of Scottish constitution- watchers since before the … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · 4 Comments
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