Parliamentary Sovereignty

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  • Created on: 03-04-13 21:26


  • Parliament are extreme law maker in the UK
  • Power is unlimited
  • Can make law on any topic
  • Validity can't be questioned by anyone inc. church, monarch, courts
  • Parliament can't limit power of future parliament
  • Impossible for parliament to make permanent law
  • AV Dicey Quote: “The doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty means…that parliament…have the right to make or unmake any law whatever,  and further, that no person or body is recognised, by the law of England as having a right to


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