The present and future role of the Privy Council.

WATSON, Andrew (1998). The present and future role of the Privy Council. Justice of the Peace, 162 (4), 59-60.

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The Government's intention to devolve power from Westminster to an elected Scottish Parliament, with an accountable executive, will give the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council increased importance within the United Kingdom. Indeed some at a recent Statute Law Society conference , considered it is set to become a "proto-constitutional court". This article outlines the changes ahead and briefly describes the work currently performed by the Judicial Committee.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Law and Criminology Research Group
Departments: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities > Law and Criminology
Depositing User: Andrew Watson
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2018 15:48
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2018 15:48

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