Scottish Parliament

Scottish Parliament
by virtue of the Scotland Act 1998, there is a devolved Scottish Parliament as of 1 July 1999. It has all the powers of a big local authority and all the pomp, officials and expense of a sovereign parliament.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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