delegated legislation?

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  • Delegated Legislation
    • What is Primary Legislation?
      • Law which has been enacted by Parliament
      • Law made and written down by Parliament in a statute.
        • Offences Against the Person Act 1861
        • Juries Act 1974
    • What is Delegated Legislation?
      • Type of secondary legislation
      • Its made when Parliament gives subordinate bodies law makng powers.
      • Take 3 main forms
        • By-laws
        • Statutory Instruments
        • Orders in Council
    • What is an Enabling Act?
      • Primary legislation made by Parliament which gives subordiante bodies the power to make delegated legislation.
      • Specifies the area of law that needs to be made by the subordiante bodies
      • Sets out procedures which must be followed when being made.

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