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Legislation

Passing laws, or legislating, is the primary role of Parliament.

In Britain, Parliament is the supreme law-maker. But law is also made by judges: this is called 'case
law' and is said to be set by 'precedent'. Judges are sometimes put in the position where a case they
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Negative points:


1) This is the simple point that Parliament does very little more than 'rubber-stamp'
government proposals. Hence, what is called executive dominance, combined with the
strength of party adversarial conflict, means that Parliament is a weak body. Bills can be
passed through too quickly. The usual example given…

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