Schedule 1. All persons require to undertake an oath or affirmation before undertaking the duties of an office, such as a position in government and other public organisations, to act impartially, or to affirm loyalty.
The wording of the oath or affirmation may vary dependent upon the duties to be carried out. The wording will however commit the individual to serve and abide by the Constitution and laws of Scotland.
An oath of office or duty is required by:
The Head of State, Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Judges, New Citizens and all other persons holding public office under this Constitution.