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Section 7.8. Authority over the Armed Forces, subject to the Constitution and law, is vested in the Scottish Government. The prior consent of a two-thirds majority of Parliament is required before a declaration of war may be made, or extra-territorial deployment of troops undertaken. If Scotland is under actual, or imminent, enemy attack, the Scottish Government will undertake all necessary defensive action.

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    Administrator #1  •  2020-08-16 22:33:57

    Section 7.8. Section 7.8. Authority over the Armed Forces, subject to the Constitution and law, is vested in the Scottish Government. The prior consent of a two-thirds majority of Parliament is required before a declaration of war may be made, or extra-territorial deployment of troops undertaken. If Scotland is under actual, or imminent, enemy attack, the Scottish Government will undertake all necessary defensive action.

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