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288 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474433747


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The Scottish Parliament

Law and Practice

Fifth Edition

Mark Lazarowicz and Jean McFadden

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Explains how the Scottish Parliament and devolved government work in practice
  • Analyses how the Scottish Parliament's legislation can be challenged, and sets out the major cases since it was reconvened in 1999
  • Explains the historical background to Scottish devolution
  • Takes a detailed look at how relations between Scotland and the rest of the UK have developed under devolution
  • Anticipates how law and government might change in the future, particularly after Brexit

New to this Edition:

  • Includes extensive new material to take account of constitutional, legal and political developments since 2010
  • Incorporates the considerable extension of devolution, new case law, a description of the new financial powers of the Scottish Parliament and the Scotland Acts of 2012 and 2016
  • Considers the 2014 referendum on Scottish independence, and the 2016 referendum on UK membership of the EU
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