RECAP: Scottish and UK governments in court over gender row

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  • All the latest updates from Edinburgh after the UK Government blocked Scotland's gender reforms.
  • The Lord Advocate told the court Alister Jack's decision to use a Section 35 order cannot be seen as "reasonable or rational" and is therefore unlawful.
  • She argued that Jack made his decision based on a policy disagreement with the Scottish Government rather than correctly under the rules of the Scotland Act.
  • The Lord Advocate also said Jack did not read all the relevant evidence required before making a decision, with the majority of documents and letters coming from those "hostile to the bill".

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