Law Commission

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  • Created on: 06-11-18 20:29


The Law commission can choose areas that it considers need updating, or areas can be referred to it by the government via the Lord Chancellor.

  • First - open up a consultation, which sets out the current law and why it needs to be reformed. For example, a consulation in 2017 was launched regarding wills
  • The Consulation invites responses from interested parties and will include the problems with current law, suggestions for reform, questions for interested parties to consider, and how examples of how the area of law operates in other countries.
  • After the consultation, the Law Commission will issue a report. This often contains a draft Bill that Parliament could begin to put through the formal process of becoming an Act


Reviweing all the law on one topic and creating a complete


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