Union with Scotland Act 1706

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Union with Scotland Act 1706

1706 CHAPTER 11 6 Ann

X1An Act for an Union of the Two Kingdoms of England and Scotland

Most gracious Sovereign

Recital of Articles of Union, dated 22d July, 5 Ann.;   and of an Act of Parliament passed in Scotland, 16th January, 5 Ann.

Whereas Articles of Union were agreed on the Twenty Second day of July in the Fifth year of Your Majesties reign by the Commissioners nominated on behalf of the Kingdom of England under Your Majesties Great Seal of England bearing date at Westminster the Tenth day of April then last past in pursuance of an Act of Parliament made in England in the Third year of Your Majesties reign and the Commissioners nominated on the behalf of the Kingdom of Scotland under Your Majesties Great Seal of Scotland bearing date the Twenty Seventh day of February in the Fourth year of Your Majesties Reign in pursuance of the Fourth Act of the Third Session of the present Parliament of Scotland to treat of and concerning an Union of the said Kingdoms

And Whereas an Act hath passed in the Parliament of Scotland at Edinburgh the Sixteenth day of January in the Fifth year of Your Majesties reign wherein ’tis mentioned that the Estates of Parliament considering the said Articles of Union of the two Kingdoms had agreed to and approved of the said Articles of Union with some Additions and Explanations And that Your Majesty with Advice and Consent of the Estates of Parliament for establishing the Protestant Religion and Presbyterian Church Government within the Kingdom of Scotland had passed in the same Session of Parliament an Act intituled Act for securing of the Protestant Religion and Presbyterian Church Government which by the Tenor thereof was appointed to be inserted in any Act ratifying the Treaty and expressly declared to be a fundamental and essential Condition of the said Treaty or Union in all times coming the Tenor of which Articles as ratified and approved of with Additions and Explanations by the said Act of Parliament of Scotland follows

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X1This Act is Chapter VIII. 5 & 6 Ann. in the Common printed Editions

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C1Short Title given by Short Titles Act 1896 (c. 14)

C2Act amended (25.1.1999) by 1998 c. 46, s. 37; S.I. 1998/3178, art. 2(2), Sch. 1