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Judicial Precedent
Precedent; A source of law where judges past decisions create law for future judges to follow.

House of Lords & The Practise Statement.

Set up in 1966.
The House of Lords was not keen to use.
Gave the law more flexibility.
Can be used when "appears right to…

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And the House of Lords uses the practise statement to overrule.
For example in 19, 93, Pepper v Hart. 7 judges were used (compared to the normal 5) in
deciding if Hansard should be allowed use. Lord Chancellor was the only judge against it &
the court overruled by saying…


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