Sources of the UK constitution

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  • Sources of the UK Constituttion
    • 2. Common Law
      • also known as case law of president, this is laws that have been created by judges, courts and similar tribunals
    • 1. Statute Law
      • refers to laws that have been passed by the governemnt.
        • E.g. Brexit Deal
    • 3. Royal Perogative
      • refers to powers previously held by the monarchy that now belong to the government, and can be used without consulting parliamnet.
        • E.g. right to declare war
    • 5. Authoratative Opinions
      • books written by constitutional theorists that are authoritative guides to the constitution.
        • E.g. Erskine May
    • 4. Conventions


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