Legislative and Public Bodies Act Consent Memorandums

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About Legislative Consent Memorandums

Legislative Consent Memorandums are usually lodged in the Scottish Parliament by the Scottish Government. They relate to Bills under consideration in the United Kingdom Parliament (Westminster) which contains what are known as “relevant provisions".

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About Public Bodies Act Consent Memorandums

Public Bodies Act Consent Act Memorandums are usually lodged in the Scottish Parliament by the Scottish Government. They relate to draft orders made under S1 to 5 of the Public Bodies Act 2011 which affect devolved interests

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Legislative Consent Memorandums: 2005 - present

Legislative Consent Memorandums lodged in the Scottish Parliament listed by United Kingdom Parliament Sessions.

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Public Bodies Act Consent Memorandums: 2012 - present

Public Body Consent Memorandums lodged in the Scottish Parliament listed by United Kingdom Parliament Sessions.

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Legislative and Public Bodies Act Consent Memorandums and Motions statistics

Table showing statistics on the number of memorandums and motions lodged with the Scottish Parliament by Session.

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Sewel Convention

The Sewel Convention applies when the UK Parliament legislates on a matter which is normally dealt with by the Scottish Parliament as part of its work.