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Campaign For A Scottish Assembly
The Scottish Constitutional Convention
Scottish Constitutional Convention
(SCC) was an association of Scottish political parties, churches and other civic groups, that developed a framework for a Scottish devolution.[1] It is credited as having paved the way for the establishment of the Scottish Parliament in 1999.Contents1 History1.1 Campaign for a Scottish Assembly 1.2 Scottish Constitutional Convention2 See also 3 ReferencesHistory[edit] Campaign for a Scottish Assembly[edit] The Convention has its roots in the Campaign for a Scottish Assembly (CSA), which was formed in the aftermath of the 1979 referendum that failed to establish a devolved Scottish Assembly. Launched in 1980 and led by Jack Brand and later headed by Jim Boyack (father of former Labour MSP Sarah Boyack), the CSA contained individuals committed to some form of Home Rule for Scotland
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Scotland
Scotland
Scotland
(/ˈskɒtlənd/; Scots: [ˈskɔtlənd]; Scottish Gaelic: Alba
Alba
[ˈal̪ˠapə] ( listen)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.[16][17][18] It shares a border with England
England
to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea
North Sea
to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea
Irish Sea
to the south-west. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands,[19] including the Northern Isles
Northern Isles
and the Hebrides. The Kingdom of Scotland
Kingdom of Scotland
emerged as an independent sovereign state in the Early Middle Ages
Early Middle Ages
and continued to exist until 1707
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Court Of The Lord Lyon
Civil: Inner House
Inner House
of the Court of Session Criminal: High Court of JusticiaryWebsite http://www.lyon-court.com/Lord Lyon King of ArmsCurrently Dr Joseph Morrow QCSince 17 January 2014Part of a series onScots lawAdministration Justice and Communities Directorate
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Scottish Parliament Election, 2016
Nicola Sturgeon SNPElected First Minister Nicola Sturgeon SNPThe 2016 Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
election was held on Thursday 5 May 2016[1] to elect 129 members to the Scottish Parliament. It was the fifth general election since the parliament was established in 1999. It was the first parliamentary election in Scotland
Scotland
in which 16 and 17 year olds were able to vote, under the provisions of the Scottish Elections (Reduction of Voting Age) Act.[2][3] It was also the first time the three main parties were led by women. Parliament went into dissolution on 24 March 2016, allowing the official period of campaigning to get underway
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Next Scottish Parliament Election
Nicola Sturgeon SNPThe next Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
election is due to be held on Thursday 6 May, 2021[1] to elect 129 members to the Scottish Parliament
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Scottish Parliament Constituencies And Regions
Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
constituencies and regions were first used in 1999, in the first general election of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood), created by the Scotland
Scotland
Act 1998. The parliament has 73 constituencies, each electing one Member of the Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
(MSP) by the plurality (first past the post) system of election, and eight additional member regions, each electing seven additional MSPs. Each region is a group of constituencies, and the D'Hondt method of allocating additional member seats from party lists is used to produce a form of proportional representation for each region. The total number of parliamentary seats is 129
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Legislative Consent Motion
A Legislative Consent Motion
Legislative Consent Motion
(also known as a Sewel motion) is a motion passed by either the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly, or Northern Ireland Assembly, in which it agrees that the Parliament of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
may pass legislation on a devolved issue over which the devolved body has regular legislative authority.Contents1 Background 2 Use and application 3 Legal status 4 Current situation and review 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksBackground[edit] The Scotland
Scotland
Act 1998 devolved many issues relating to legislation for Scotland
Scotland
to the Scottish Parliament
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Scots Law
Scots law
Scots law
is the legal system of Scotland. It is a hybrid or mixed legal system containing civil law and common law elements, that traces its roots to a number of different historical sources.[1][2][3] Together with English law
English law
and Northern Ireland law, it is one of the three legal systems of the United Kingdom.[4] Early Scots law
Scots law
before the 12th century consisted of the different legal traditions of the various cultural groups that inhabited the country at the time, the Gaels
Gaels
in most of the country, with the Britons and Anglo-Saxons
Anglo-Saxons
in some districts south of the Forth and with the Norse in the islands and north of the River Oykel
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Supreme Court Of The United Kingdom
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
is the supreme court in all matters under English and Welsh law, Northern Ireland law and Scottish civil law. It is the court of last resort and the highest appellate court in the United Kingdom, although the High Court of Justiciary remains the court of last resort for criminal law in Scotland. The Supreme Court also has jurisdiction to resolve disputes relating to devolution in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and concerning the legal powers of the three devolved governments (in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) or laws made by the devolved legislatures. The Supreme Court was established by Part 3 of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 and started work on 1 October 2009
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Supreme Courts Of Scotland
The College of Justice
College of Justice
includes the Supreme Courts of Scotland, and its associated bodies. The constituent bodies of the national supreme courts are the Court of Session, the High Court of Justiciary, the Office of the Accountant of Court, and the Auditor of the Court of Session.[2][3][4] Its associated bodies are the Faculty of Advocates, the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet and the Society of Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland. The College is headed by the Lord President of the Court of Session, who also holds the title of Lord Justice General in relation to the High
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Sheriff Court
A sheriff court (Scottish Gaelic: cùirt an t-siorraim) is the principal local civil and criminal court in Scotland, with exclusive jurisdiction over all civil cases with a monetary up to £100,000, and with the jurisdiction to hear any criminal case except treason, murder, and rape which are in the exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court of Justiciary. Though the sheriff courts have concurrent jurisdiction with the High Court over armed robbery, drug trafficking, and sexual offences involving children, the vast majority of these cases are heard by the High Court. Each court serves a sheriff court district within one of the six sheriffdoms of Scotland. Each sheriff court is presided over by a sheriff, who is a legally qualified judge, and part of the judiciary of Scotland. Sheriff courts hear civil cases as a bench trial without a jury, and make determinations and judgments alone
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Scottish Land Court
The Scottish Land Court
Scottish Land Court
is a Scottish court of law based in Edinburgh with subject-matter jurisdiction covering disputes between landlords and tenants relating to agricultural tenancies, and matters related to crofts and crofters. The Scottish Land Court
Scottish Land Court
is both a trial court and an appeal court; hearings at first-instance are often heard by a Divisional Court of one of the Agricultural Members advised by the Principal Clerk. Decisions of the Divisional Court can be appealed to the Full Court, which will consist of at least one legally qualified judicial member and the remaining Agricultural Member
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Justice Of The Peace Court
A justice of the peace court is the least authoritative type of criminal court in Scotland. The court operates under summary procedure and deals primarily with less serious criminal offences.Contents1 History1.1 Stipendary magistrates in Glasgow2 Remit and jurisdiction 3 Judges and office holders 4 References 5 External links5.1 UK legislationHistory[edit] The commission of the peace was originally instituted in Scotland
Scotland
in the 16th century. Initially, justices were given the task of administering the county within which they resided until this work passed to the county councils with their establishment in 1888. Justices of the peace were then left with jurisdiction in the licensing board and minor criminal cases.[1] District courts were introduced in 1975 as a replacement for burgh police courts and sat in each local authority area under summary procedure only.[2] The Criminal Proceedings etc
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United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(UK) or Britain, is a sovereign country in western Europe
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Scottish Parliament Election, 2007
Jack McConnell LabourFirst Minister-designate Alex Salmond SNPThe 2007 Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
election was held on Thursday 3 May 2007 to elect members to the Scottish Parliament. It was the third general election[1] to the devolved Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
since it was created in 1999. Local elections in Scotland
Scotland
fell on the same day. The Scottish National Party
Scottish National Party
emerged as the largest party with 47 seats, closely followed by the incumbent Scottish Labour Party
Scottish Labour Party
with 46 seats. The Scottish Conservatives won 17 seats, the Scottish Liberal Democrats 16 seats, the Scottish Green Party
Scottish Green Party
2 seats and one Independent (Margo MacDonald) was also elected
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Government Of The United Kingdom
Her Majesty's Government, commonly referred to as the UK government or British government, is the central government of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Northern Ireland.[3][4] The government is led by the Prime Minister, who selects all the remaining ministers. The prime minister and the other most senior ministers belong to the supreme decision-making committee, known as the Cabinet.[4] The government ministers all sit in Parliament, and are accountable to it. The government is dependent on Parliament to make primary legislation,[5] and since the Fixed-terms Parliaments Act 2011, general elections are held every five years to elect a new House of Commons, unless there is a successful vote of no confidence in the government or a two-thirds vote for a snap election (as was the case in 2017) in the House of Commons, in which case an election may be held sooner
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