Law Commision

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Law Commision

1975 Law Commission Act

  • Independant of Government
  • Full time reformers


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Codification, Consiliation & Repeal

Codification = bringing together of all the law on a particular topic

Consolidation = brings all the statutory provisions relating to a particular area into one Act e.g Education Act 1996

Repeal = get rid of old, outdated laws/acts e.g Occupiers Liability Act 1984

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  • Non political, but has legal expertise
  • Independant
  • Improve access and understanding of law
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  • Time Consuming
  • Government doesnt have to do anything
  • 20 or 30 areas can be under review at one time - each investigstion may not be as thorough as it it could be
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