Scottish “Claim of Right” Ensuring the Independence of Scots Law in Perpetuity Ripped to Shreds by Westminster’s Supreme Court – Does The Asset Stripping Ever End?

11 Nov

It may take ten minutes to read but it will take longer to think it through.It is a well worthwhile read,and I also think its a much needed read


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Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876

The House of Lords historically has jurisdiction to hear appeals from the lower courts. Theoretically, the appeals are to the Sovereign-in-Parliament, but the House of Commons does not participate in judicial matters. The House of Lords does not necessarily include judges, but it was formerly attended by several judges who gave their opinions when the Lords desired. They did not, however, have the power to vote in the House and “Lords of Appeal in Ordinary,” commonly known as Law Lords, were appointed under the Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876 to the House of Lords of the United Kingdom in order to exercise its judicial functions, which included acting as the highest court of appeal for most domestic matters.

To be appointed a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary under the 1876 Act, an individual is required to have been a practising barrister for a period of fifteen years…

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