There are no strong legal, constitutional or political obstacles to Scottish independence. There would be arguments about dividing assets but these could be resolved by compromise. Scotland might have to apply to join the European Union, in which case it could lose the British opt-outs. Scottish nationalists would need to decide which sort of Europe they favour. More Europe would mean greater distance from the United Kingdom.
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