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A Bill is a proposed Act of the Scottish Parliament. A Bill that is introduced in the Scottish Parliament is scrutinised and debated by MSPs.
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MSPs take part in examining and passing proposed laws (Bills). They represent you in the Scottish Parliament and your local area. And they examine the work of the Scottish Government.
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Sometimes the UK Parliament will look at a Bill that affects a “devolved” area. When this happens, the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament and the UK Parliament follow a process called “legislative consent.”
Archive of LCMs from 2005-2021
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