Advantages and Disadvantages of delagated legislation.

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  • Saves limited time in Parliament;

  • Allow rapid change;

  • MPs lack detailed or technical knowledge. E.g. Specific details in Abortion Act, Road Traffic detail

  • Quick response to new developments, e.g. Foot and Mouth outbreaks. The Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act allows the quick addition of new prohibited groups.

  • Enables minor changes to statutes, e.g. Variations in sentences, approval of motor vehicle changes.

  • Judicial review may be sought, by parties with locus standi, (i.e. Persons sufficiently affected by the legislation),


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