The Law Officers: A Constitutional and Functional Overview

Conor McCormick, Graeme Cowie

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Abstract

This paper provides an overview of the constitutional status and functions of the law officers of the United Kingdom. This includes the law officers of the UK Government and those that advise the three devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherHouse of Commons Library - UK Parliament
Number of pages60
Publication statusPublished - 28 May 2020

Keywords

  • Attorney General
  • Solicitor General
  • Advocate General
  • Counsel General
  • Lord Advocate
  • Law Officers
  • Scotland
  • Wales
  • England and Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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