Scotland Bill

Amendment
to be moved
on third reading

Clause 2

LORD WALLACE OF TANKERNESS

LORD STEPHEN

 

Leave out Clause 2 and insert the following new Clause—

“Legislative consent motions

In section 28 of the Scotland Act 1998 (Acts of the Scottish Parliament) at the
end insert—

“(8)     But it is recognised that the Parliament of the United Kingdom will
not normally legislate—

(a)   with regard to devolved matters, or

(b)   to alter the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament
or the executive competence of the Scottish Ministers,

without the consent of the Scottish Parliament.

(9)     The application of subsection (8) shall not be questioned in any
court of law.

(10)     For the purposes of subsection (8), the words “devolved matters”
means any matter not reserved to the United Kingdom Parliament
under this Act.””

 

Prepared 18th March 2016