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Section 12.2. All Regional and Burgh areas of jurisdictions and boundaries are set by law on the recommendations of an Independent Boundary Commission, having due regard for population, geographical area, cultural, local associations and established local communities. Each conurbation designated as a city would qualify as a region and other mainland regions would not exceed seven per cent of the nation’s population. Each Mainland Region will be comprised of three Parliamentary Constituencies.

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    Administrator #1  •  2020-08-20 17:50:51

    Section 12.2. Section 12.2. All Regional and Burgh areas of jurisdictions and boundaries are set by law on the recommendations of an Independent Boundary Commission, having due regard for population, geographical area, cultural, local associations and established local communities. Each conurbation designated as a city would qualify as a region and other mainland regions would not exceed seven per cent of the nation’s population. Each Mainland Region will be comprised of three Parliamentary Constituencies.

      • KCFraser

        Section 12.2. (1) The requirement that each region be composed of 3 parliamentary constituencies is too rigid. It also means that the regional boundaries would change every time the constituency boundaries did. It restricts the powers of the Boundary Commission.
        (2) Making each city a region in its own right will produce some quite small ones e.g. Stirling and Perth. Was this intended?
        Therefore, would it be preferable to leave the last two sentences out?

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