Church Law

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.

A full list of these laws, referred to as acts and regulations, dating back to 1929, is available to download on the website.

Please note we no longer provide a printed copy of the Acts and Regulations of the General Assembly.

Standing Orders

The Standing Orders describe how business should be conducted at the General Assembly and specify the membership of the Church's committees.