Legislation is a written law and a formal document. It is also an Act of Parliament (statute).
To legislate : Make law.
Stautory authority means given permisson under Act of Parliament.
The State - 3 arms.
The state are a group of bodies, that govern us.
- The Judiciary (Judges, courts) - They apply the Law.
- Parliament/ the legislature - They make the law.
- The executive Government - formulate idea's behind the Law.
No one arm of The State should do the job of another.
No one person should be a member of more than one arm.
Consititution - Set of rules / how our state is made up / how we are ruled.
Government - party with the most seats in Parliament
Prime minister - Head of party.
The prime minister chooses back benchers to run different departments. The collective name for ministers is 'cabinets'.