The Representative of the principality is the Prince: The Prince is the symbol of Scotia. He speaks on behalf of the citizens on all official matters. The Prince can write and amend Princely Orders and/or Patent letters except when any orders conflict with the Constitution of the principality in which the Scotian People are consulted.
The executive power is vested in the Prince of Scotia as he is absolute monarch and legally responsible for all activities and finances in the principality. He is assisted by the Princely Council, who act as advisors and carry out duties of the Prince as Secretary’s to the Prince, forming the Government of Scotia. The Prince of Scotia acts as the chairman of the Prince’s Council and is assisted by the Chief Minister as his deputy in Government.
The Prince of Scotia has the power to appoint positions to his secretaries, the most common appointments include Treasury (Finance) Secretary and Culture and Community Secretary, which has been regular appointments since 1937.
The Prince’s Council meet at least 4 times a year to make the key decisions and enact Princely Orders.
The General Assembly is the legislature and the parliament of Scotia: This is made up of all citizens of the Principality who contribute to the Principality in either voluntary service or in financial payment. The General Assembly was enacted by the current Prince of Scotia since 1998, giving powers of direct democracy to the people of Scotia on all key matters of state that would affect Scotian’s, such as changing the Constitution or electing the Chief Minister. Therefore, no political parties are necessary or needed because direct democracy is observed.
The Chief Minister is considered as Head of the Prince’s Council, His Serene Highness's Government. He/she is assisted by the Prince’s Secretaries to coordinate all home affairs.
The Prince's Council is currently made up of citizens and is headed by the Chief Minister of Scotia, who is currently Mr Alan Robinson who was elected and then appointed by the Prince of Scotia in October 2019.
The Prince's Council also act as advisors to the Sovereign Prince and assist him in running Scotia in the National interest.
Chief Minister - Mr Alan Robinson
Secretary for Foreign Affairs - Mrs Sally Kendrick
Secretary for Culture and Community - Mr Jay Sussex
All of the above Members of the Prince's Council were appointed in October 2019, and will serve a 2-3 year term of office.