Statutory Instruments, Order in Council, By Laws

  • Created by: Elli.H
  • Created on: 15-10-18 20:03

Order in Council

- made up of the Queen and the Privy Council

- Bypasses parliament

they can:

- transfer responsibility between departments

- give legal effect to EU directives

- make laws in times of emergencies

- amend existing law 

- Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (amendment) Order 2008

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Statutory Instruments

- made by government ministers

- they deal with different areas of policy

- they can be very short, or very long with complex language

- Codes of Practice under PACE

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By Laws

- made by local authorities / public corporations

- traffic control, dogs on beaches etc

- British Airport Authority and railway companies can enforce rules about public behaviour on their premises 

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