Scotland's Constitution: Law and Practice

Second Edition

By C M G Himsworth, C M O'Neill

The thoroughly revised second edition of this popular text concentrates on the Scottish dimension of constitutional law while setting the subject in its UK and European context. The text has been fully updated and includes expansion in the areas of elections, human rights, freedom of information, and administrative law - with a new chapter titled Judicial Review and Administrative Justice. Contents include: Constitutions and Constitutional Law . Constitutional Law and Constitutional Values . The Scottish Constitutional Context . The UK and Scottish Parliaments . Law-Making Competences for Scotland . The UK Government and the Scottish Executive . Local Authorities and Other Public Bodies . Law-Making Procedures . The Parliamentary Accountability of Government . Public Finance . Courts and the Independence of Judiciary . Public Law Adjudication.

438 pages

Publication Date: 9/1/2009
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781847663184