Slides in this set
Delegated legislation is a law made by a
body other than parliament.
Acts of Parliament and statues are
examples of primary legislation, but
delegated legislation is secondary
Why is delegated legislation
Lack of parliamentary time
Allows detail to be added at a later date
Makes use of local knowledge i.e bylaws
(local laws for local people)
Makes use of expert technical knowledge
Easier to amend than an Act of Parliament
More time can be taken to consider
secondary legislation.…read more
What is delegated legislation?
A law made by a body other than
Is it primary or secondary legislation?
Name one reason why it is needed?
Check the previous slide!…read more
Types of delegated legislation-
Made by local
to deal with
matters that affect
They can make
laws about public The borough council in Rugby.
property e.g public