The Legislative Process

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Devolved and Reserved Matters

What powers does the Scottish Parliament have?

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Types of bill

There are five types of bill that can be taken through the Parliament. Find out about them here.

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Stages of a bill

Find out about the stages that a bill goes through to become a law

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The role of committees

The committee system in the Scottish Parliament plays an important role - find out more here

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Royal Assent and the Great Seal of Scotland

Find out about Royal Assent and the Great Seal of Scotland