Government and Politics - Unit 2 revision pack with examples [Incomplete]

This is all I've managed to get done so far. I'll work on it lots more after the Unit 1 exam on Wednesday.

Contains most of the 'Constitution' topic at the moment.

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  • Created by: JPerren
  • Created on: 14-05-12 12:36

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Politics Unit 2

Unit 2.1
Constitution

What is a Constitution?
A Constitution is "a set of principles which may be written or unwritten, that establishes
the distribution of power within a political system, the relationships between political
institutions and places limits on the governments jurisdiction, the rights of citizens and…

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Codification
The term Codification is simply the process of setting out a constitution in an organized
way and a single document. All Codified Constitutions have, at some point, gone through
the process of Codification. Typically this occurs at the critical moment in the country's
history such as after a revolution…

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Judicial Review
Judicial Review is a "process undertaken by senior courts where judges are required to
interpret, reinterpret or clarify constitutional rates". This occurs when an issue is brought
up and its relation to the constitution is unclear. The aim of the review is to decide whether
the issue is…

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The characteristics of the British constitution

It is Uncodified ­ The British Constitution is not contained in one single document
but instead composed of various different sources as we saw above. It is worth noting
however, that it does contain written statues, books of authorities and EU treaties but the…

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The Strengths and Weaknesses of the British Constitution
Strengths Weaknesses

As the Constitution is neither codified The lack to restraints on the power of
nor entrenched it is flexible and easily Parliament and government mean that
changed. This allows it to be quickly individual and minority rights may be in…

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Ser

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Could you finish it by 21-22nd? We would be grateful =)

Thuvy

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have you finished these by any chance? exams in 2 days, doing some revision

Zmuncila Carolina

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when is it going to be finished?Exam is tomorrow!

kajalganesh

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This is brilliant PLEASE FINISH

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