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Union with Scotland Act 1706

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. ARTICLE I.

    1. The Kingdoms United;     Ensigns Armorial

  3. ARTICLE II.

    1. Succession to the Monarchy.

  4. ARTICLE III.

    1. Parliament.

  5. ARTICLE IIII.

    1. Trade and Navigation and other Rights.

  6. ARTICLE V.

    1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. ARTICLE VI.

    1. Regulations of Trade, Duties, &c.

  8. ARTICLE VII.

    1. Excise.

  9. ARTICLE VIII-XV.

    1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  10. ARTICLE XVI.

    1. Coin.

  11. ARTICLE XVII.

    1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  12. ARTICLE XVIII.

    1. Laws concerning public rights.     Private rights

  13. ARTICLE Xix.

    1. Court of Session.     Writers to the Signet admitted Lords of Session.     Court of Justiciary.     Other Courts.     Causes in Scotland not cognizable in Courts in Westminster Hall.

  14. ARTICLE XX.

    1. Heritable Offices, &c.

  15. ARTICLE XXI.

    1. Royal Burghs.

  16. ARTICLE XXII.

    1. Sixteen Peers of Scotland.

  17. ARTICLE XXIII.

    1. Privileges of the Sixteen Peers of Scotland.

  18. ARTICLE XXIV.

    1. Heraldry;     Great Seal;     Seal kept in Scotland;     Privy Seal, &c. in Scotland;     Regalia

  19. ARTICLE XXV.

    1. Laws inconsistent with the Articles, void;

    2. II.Acts of Scotland herein mentioned, confirmed;     Universities and colleges of Saint Andrew, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh, to continue;     Subjects not liable to Oath, Test, or Subscription, inconsistant with the Presbyterian Church Government;     Successor to swear to maintain the said Settlement of Religion;     This Act to be held a fundamental Condition of Union, and to be inserted in any Act of Parliament for concluding the said Union;     This Ratification of the said Articles not binding until they are ratified by Parliament of England, &c.;     Laws contrary to Articles void.

    3. III.Cap. 8 ante.

    4. IV.The said Articles and Act of Parliament of Scotland confirmed;

    5. V.Cap. 8 ante, and the said Act of Parliament of Scotland to be observed as fundamental Conditions of the said Union; and the said Articles and Acts of Parliament to continue the Union.

    6. VI. Recital of Act of Parliament of Scotland for settling Election of the Sixteen Peers and Forty-five Members for Scotland.

    7. VII.The said Act declared valid as if it had been Part of the said Articles of Union

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