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Section 1.1. We, the people of the free sovereign and inalienable nation of Scotland do hereby express and enact our collective will through this written Constitution.

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    Administrator #1  •  2020-08-16 22:02:42

    Section 1.1. Section 1.1. We, the people of the free sovereign and inalienable nation of Scotland do hereby express and enact our collective will through this written Constitution.

Proposed Amendment to Section 1.1.

Proposed Amendment to Section 1.1.

  • Jim Osborne

    Preamble (or Article 1.1)

    Section 1.1. PREAMBLE
    (1) THE STATE AND THE PEOPLE
    The Scottish state and the people’s government shall have the overriding purpose of upholding the rights set out in this Constitution and shall exercise its powers so that all citizens are enabled to realise their right to achieve their full potential and make as full a contribution as they are able to the common weal.

    (2) THE PEOPLE AND THE STATE
    All citizens shall have obligations to the state and the government, as well as the rights which are set out in this constitution

    (3) THE PEOPLE
    Every citizen shall also have obligations to all others and shall respect the rights of all their fellow citizens.

    (4) SUBSIDIARITY
    The people and government of Scotland shall adopt the principle of subsidiarity in the conduct our affairs.


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