development of UK constitution

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  • sources of UK constitution
    • statute laws, passed by parliament, they overrule any other laws
    • conventions- unwritten customs that acquire legal status, can be altered by changing practices
    • authoritative works- explain workings and meanings of constitution, taken as legal precedents when interpreting the constitution
    • treaties- agreements with foreign nations that impact on the UK works, treaties negotiated by the govt but subject to parliamentary approval


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