Advocate General for Scotland


Advocate General for Scotland
the newly created UK law officer who advises the UK government in relation to Scots law. The Advocate General may intervene in court proceedings dealing with a devolution issue or refer a Scottish bill considered to be outside the Scottish parliament's competence to the Privy Council.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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