CONSTITUTIONAL LAW PROFESSOR ALAN PAGE
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CONSTITUTIONAL LAW PROFESSOR ALAN PAGE
Constitutional Law provides the first full account of the constitutional framework within which the government of Scotland has been carried on since devolution, and of the governance of Scotland as they stand on the eve of the historic referendum on independence. A very different book from J D B Mitchell’s predecessor in this series, which was first published fifty years ago, this new title charts the long march to devolved government in Scotland. After examining Scotland’s current constitutional arrangements, as set out in the Scotland Act and the Human
Rights Act, it explores the separate Scottish, United Kingdom and European dimensions of the contemporary governance of Scotland. This text is written from a Scottish perspective, differentiating it from the majority of UK constitutional law writing. Written by one of the UK’s leading constitutional lawyers, this significant and timely work offers the most complete and in-depth treatment of the subject and is an essential tool for solicitors and any others with a professional interest in the governance of Scotland.
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This title provides: • A full analysis of the constitutional framework provided by the Scotland Act and the Human Rights Act within which the contemporary governance of Scotland is conducted • An examination of the institutions of devolved governance – the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish government and the Scottish courts – including legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament and the powers of the Scottish Ministers • A full account of the devolved government of Scotland, including the part played by local government and public bodies as well as the Scottish government • An analysis of the checks and balances to which the devolved government of Scotland is subject, including the part played by the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman as well as the courts • An analysis of the UK and EU as well as the Scottish dimensions of the contemporary governance of Scotland
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Alan Page is Professor of Public Law at the University of Dundee
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