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Legislative competence and the named person service

Published on: 04 August 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Legislative competence and the named person service
  • Original news
  • What was the background to the case?
  • What are the main concerns about the introduction of the named person service?
  • What issues arose for the Supreme Court's consideration?
  • What did the court decide on those issues?
  • Does the judgment clarify the law?
  • What should practitioners take from the judgment?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: The Supreme Court’s striking down of part of an Act of the Scottish Parliament in The Christian Institute v The Lord Advocate is examined by Aidan O'Neill QC, of Matrix Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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