Constitutional seminar 3

What does article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union state?
A member state of EU can leave in accordance with its own constitutional requirements
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what is the executive made of?
The prime minister and the cabinet minister
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even though parliament gave some of its sovereignty away when it joined the EU by conceding the EU law, how does it remain sovereign?
Because it could leave the EU at any time
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When can the executive lose prerogative powers?
Expressed words in a statute, or by necessary implication e.g. interpreting that the crown no longer have prerogative powers
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the argument of the minority
that change wouldn't be immidiate
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Bullet metaphor against ministers making an executive decision
Pannick's Bullet metaphor- When ministers give notice it will damage the system and isnt in accordance with the law
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Why was it decided that the call must come from parliament?
based n the bullet metaphor, certain EU rights for citizens will cease to apply. Section 2 is a conduit- Eu rights only have effect with parliament, it isn't independent from the UK
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What is Dualism and monolism?
D- UK is dualist system, we need an enabling piece of legislation e.g. ECHR needs the 1998 HRA. We require international law
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What is a constitutional statute?
govern relationship between citizen and state e.g. HRA, devolved powers to wales, scot, NI
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How might leaving the EU lead to more competence of devolved nations
Some aspects of our laws are in EU hands. If they no longer have that it may filter back down to devolved nations, however this can't be assumed because it is unknown how westminster will deal with it
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what is the executive made of?

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The prime minister and the cabinet minister

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even though parliament gave some of its sovereignty away when it joined the EU by conceding the EU law, how does it remain sovereign?

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When can the executive lose prerogative powers?

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Card 5

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the argument of the minority

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