Scotland"s Parliament, Scotland"s right by Scotland. Scottish Constitutional Convention

Cover of: Scotland

Published by The Convention in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Scotland.

Subjects:

  • Legislative power -- Scotland.,
  • Legislative bodies -- Scotland.,
  • Self-determination, National -- Scotland.

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Statementpresented to the people of Scotland by the Scottish Constitutional Convention on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and ninety five in the General Assembly Hall, Edinburgh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKDC766 .S35 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL283340M
ISBN 101872794564
LC Control Number97185832
OCLC/WorldCa34409518

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