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Where is the uncodified constitution found?
Statues, Secondary Legislation, Case Law, Conventions, Non-legally binding documents and Prerogative.
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Laws LJ - Constitutional Statutes
a) Conditions legal relationship between citizen & state. b) enlarges or diminishes scope of what we regard as fundamental constitutional rights.
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Adler's three features
1) Deal with specific issues - responses to immediate problems. 2) No protection against repeal, but not easy to override. 3) Must be interpreted in a way to reflect political context and importance.
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Name 2 Conventions
1) Queen must give assent to all bills submitted to her. 2) Crown's powers must be exercised by the queen on advice of ministers or directly by ministers.
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Define the Separation of Powers
Restrains
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a) Conditions legal relationship between citizen & state. b) enlarges or diminishes scope of what we regard as fundamental constitutional rights.

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Laws LJ - Constitutional Statutes

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1) Deal with specific issues - responses to immediate problems. 2) No protection against repeal, but not easy to override. 3) Must be interpreted in a way to reflect political context and importance.

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1) Queen must give assent to all bills submitted to her. 2) Crown's powers must be exercised by the queen on advice of ministers or directly by ministers.

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Restrains

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