Scotland's Constitution: Law and Practice: Third Edition (Paperback)

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Scotland's Constitution: Law and Practice, 3rd edition is a clear, comprehensive account of the Scottish dimension of constitutional law within its UK and European context. It describes and analyses constitutional arrangements while integrating that analysis with a general background to constitutional law and the UK institutions which have a continuing relevance for the government of Scotland.This highly regarded text considers law-making powers for Scotland, the legislative process at Westminster and at Holyrood, the accountability and scrutiny of government, the independence of the judiciary and the role of the courts in interpreting and adjudicating upon constitutional and administrative law questions.The third edition has been fully updated throughout and incorporates changes brought about by the Scotland Act 2012. There is expanded consideration of the constitutional review of Acts of the Scottish Parliament. This edition also includes coverage of the Scottish Independence Referendum.This text provides an essential introduction to constitutional law for law students and for others with a general interest in this subject. Previous print edition ISBN: 9781847663184

About the Author

Chris Himsworth was Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Edinburgh and a solicitor admitted in Scotland and in England and Wales. Christine O'Neill is Chairman of Brodies LLP and a recognised expert on public and constitutional law issues in Scotland.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781780434667
ISBN-10: 1780434669
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Publication Date: February 28th, 2015
Pages: 560
Language: English