The UK Supreme Court and a Yes vote

The House of Lords Constitution Committee has published its eigth report, “Scottish independence: constitutional implications of the referendum“.

Within that, Sections 79 to 83 discuss the effect of a potential “Yes” vote in the upcoming referendum, with the following result:

    1. If an independent Scotland were to have its own supreme court, justices with experience of Scots law would no longer be appointed to the UK Supreme Court. However, given their UK-wide remit, serving justices with this experience should continue to sit on the Supreme Court until their scheduled date of retirement.

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