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There is only one Act of Union in the context of Scottish history and that is the act passed in 1707 by the Scottish Parliament. As this article embraces both the English and Scottish Acts, the title should contain the date 1706 for the sake of accuracy and clarity (even though the article does explain that both Acts came into effect in 1707). Kim Traynor 22:04, 13 February 2013 (UTC)
Yes, and when is a year 1706 or 1707? The Union with Scotland Act 1707 was passed by the Parliament of Englandbefore the Union with England Act 1706 was passed by the Parliament of Scotland:- at that time the legal year began in Scotland on 1st January, but in England and the then colonies not until 25 March. Uniting the Kingdom 23:07, 13 February 2013 (UTC) + Qexigator (talk) 23:13, 13 February 2013 (UTC)
Actually, the issue is more complex (but also simpler) than you're suggesting. It's not entirely a question of Old Style/New Style dating. Although the English act is often dated "1706", this is under a rather archaic legal convention that dates acts from the start-date of the Parliament in which they were passed, which may have been several months before they were in fact passed. These days, the more usual historical convention is to date them from the date on which they received the royal assent, which in the case of the English Act of Union was 6 March 1707 (or, if you prefer, 6 March 1706/7). Therefore, no problem. GrindtXX (talk) 21:09, 12 April 2013 (UTC)