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Scottish Independence Bill: A consultation on an interim constitution for Scotland

Scottish Independence Bill: A consultation on an interim constitution for Scotland

Monday, June 16, 2014

ISBN: 9781784125455

Consultation on the Scottish Independence Bill, which provides for Scotland to become an independent State in March 2016 and sets out a draft interim constitution.

Executive Summary

The consultation paper contains:

o the draft Scottish Independence Bill providing for Scotland to be an independent State and setting out the interim constitution which would apply from Independence Day;

o detailed commentary explaining the provisions of the Bill, and summarising the content of the renewed Scotland Act which would sit alongside it;

o an explanation of the process following a yes vote, including the establishment of a Constitutional Convention to prepare a permanent written constitution;

o a set of 6 broad, qualitative questions seeking views on all aspects of the proposals contained in the paper.

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