Scottish Government will intervene in Article 50 legal case

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Series Details 08.11.16
Publication Date 08/11/2016
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The First Minister of Scotland confirmed on the 8 November 2016 that the Lord Advocate would lodge a formal application to intervene in the UK Government’s appeal to the Supreme Court on the triggering of Article 50.

The appeal began in the Supreme Court on the 5-8 December 2016, with a judgement expected in early January 2017.

Note also that the Welsh Government also instructed its Counsel General to intervene in the Article 50 appeal

Source Link http://news.gov.scot/news/scottish-government-will-intervene-in-article-50-legal-case
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ESO: Background information: Oral statement to Parliament. Process for invoking Article 50: Ministerial statement 7 November 2016 http://www.europeansources.info/record/oral-statement-to-parliament-process-for-invoking-article-50-ministerial-statement-7-november-2016/
ESO: Background information: High Court ruling on Article 50: statement http://www.europeansources.info/record/high-court-ruling-on-article-50-statement/
ESO: In Focus: Brexit - The United Kingdom and the European Union http://www.europeansources.info/record/brexit-the-united-kingdom-and-the-european-union/
ESO: Background information: PM: Devolved administrations vital to our success in the future http://www.europeansources.info/record/pm-devolved-administrations-vital-to-our-success-in-the-future/
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BBC News, 08.11.16: Scottish government seeks to intervene in Brexit case http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-37909299
The Guardian, 08.11.16: Scottish government to intervene in article 50 case, says Sturgeon https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/nov/08/scottish-parliament-nicola-sturgeon-article-50-case
Politico, 08.11.16: Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland will intervene in Article 50 case http://www.politico.eu/article/nicola-sturgeon-scotland-will-intervene-in-article-50-case-brexit-2016/
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The Guardian, 18.11.16: Court allows Scotland and Wales to intervene in article 50 case https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/nov/18/court-allows-scotland-and-wales-to-intervene-in-article-50-case
The Guardian, 01.12.16: UK government lawyers dismiss Scotland and Wales's article 50 fears https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/dec/01/government-lawyers-dismiss-scotland-wales-article-50-devolution-supreme-court
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Scotland: Lord Advocate: R (Miller & Dos Santos) v SSEEU - Lord Advocate's Intervention, 25.11.16 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00510602.pdf
ESO: Background information: Written Statement - Counsel General’s written submissions to the Supreme Court - the Article 50 litigation http://www.europeansources.info/record/written-statement-counsel-generals-written-submissions-to-the-supreme-court-the-article-50-litigation/
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