Sources of the UK Constitution

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Holly
  • Created on: 19-05-13 15:11

Constitutional documents

  • Magna Carta.
1 of 8

Major texts by experts.

  • The English Constitution by Bagehot
2 of 8

Major Statutes

  • Welsh devolution
3 of 8

Royal Prerogative

  • Gives authority to the executive. Acts on behalf of the monarch.
4 of 8

Customs of Parliment

Rules regarding procedures of the House + privilages of members are provisions.

5 of 8

Common and case (judge made) law

Body of rules that has evolved over time. Implemented by judges.

6 of 8

Conventions

Unwritten rules that guide behaviour. Customs of political practice. (Collective Cabinet responsibility)

7 of 8

EU Law

Treaty of Rome and Directives.

8 of 8

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Government & Politics resources:

See all Government & Politics resources »See all The British constitution resources »