Delegated legislation - Statutory instruments

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  • Created on: 02-05-13 21:05

Statutory instruments are made by government ministers

They make them for their own departments eg. health ministers make them for health matters

They are known as regulations or orders

they are made under the authority of the parent act

they can consult experts and make all the detailed rules needed

This is the main method of making law and there are over 3000 made every year

they must be published and available for purchase 




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