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Section 7.9. Treaties delegating sovereignty powers (legislative, administrative, judicial, military, fiscal or territorial) to a confederation, union, alliance or international body will take effect only if ratified by a majority of Members of Parliament followed by a public referendum achieving a majority vote. All such international commitments must comply with this Constitution and be revocable at any time in accordance with a majority vote in both parliament and a referendum.

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    Administrator #1  •  2020-08-20 17:47:08

    Section 7.9. Section 7.9. Treaties delegating sovereignty powers (legislative, administrative, judicial, military, fiscal or territorial) to a confederation, union, alliance or international body will take effect only if ratified by a majority of Members of Parliament followed by a public referendum achieving a majority vote. All such international commitments must comply with this Constitution and be revocable at any time in accordance with a majority vote in both parliament and a referendum.

      • Jim Osborne

        Section 7.9. Doesn't the current fiasco over the UK governments UKIM Bill indicate that unilateral revocation of an international treaty is a breach of international law? Any vote/referendum to "revoke" could only authorise the Scottish government to commence negotiations about a revocation and/or invoke any provisions within such a treaty which permit withdrawal from the treaty (such as Article 50 regarding UK withdrawal from the EU).

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