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"First Class Constitutional Importance"

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‘First Class Constitutional Importance"

Erskine May

“It is common practice for government bills of ‘first-class’ constitutional importance to be committed to a Committee of the whole House”

The amendment to the Scotland Act 1998 to give legal power to the Scottish Parliament on the matter of the Union of the Kingdoms of Scotland and England and the Parliamaent of the United Kingdom is to take place not through a Constitutional Bill but through an Order in Council.