The General Assembly acts as the highest court of the Church of Scotland, and has the authority to make laws determining how the Church of Scotland operates.
Please note we no longer provide a printed copy of the Acts and Regulations of the General Assembly. Anyone still wishing to purchase a loose leaf folder for earlier printed versions can do so for £10 from: Linda Jamieson at the Principal Clerk's Office by emailing email@example.com or at the Church's offices in Edinburgh.
The Standing Orders describe how business should be conducted at the General Assembly and specify the membership of the Church's committees.
An Introduction to Practice and Procedure
An Introduction to Practice and Procedure in the Church of Scotland is written by respected church law lecturer the Rev A. Gordon McGillivray. This publication is updated annually incorporating the legislative and administrative changes brought about by the preceding General Assembly.
This document is currently under revision and is unavailable at this time.