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Constitutions and constitutional law: UK devolution

Scottish Devolution

Northern Ireland


The Northern Ireland Assembly was established as part of the Belfast Agreement (also known as the Good Friday Agreement) in 1998. Devolution to Northern Ireland was suspended in October 2002 and restored on 8 May 2007.

Searching SOLO for texts

Subject searches in SOLO

Decentralization in government - Great Britain
                                                   - Scotland etc
Home Rule - Scotland
                   - Ireland


Scotland - politics and government + century eg 20th century

The Official Papers Collection on the Ground Floor of the Bodleian Law Library will be a useful source of government pronouncements and policy statements.

Welsh devolution

Key legislation