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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
All costs to the Scottish government associated with the Supreme Court reference by the Attorney General and the Advocate General for Scotland - European Charter for Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill and the reference by the Attorney General and the Advocate General for Scotland - United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill.
The answer to your question is £44, 816. The final total cost will be higher than this figure as some invoices have not been received. Once the total cost is known, the Scottish Government will publish the figure on the Scottish Government website.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House