Crime and Punishment

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Where do laws come from?
Laws come from members of parliament make the laws once they have been democratically elected.
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How do social values and norms come to the law making process?
They come from: Petitions, religion, social upheaval.
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What are pressure groups?
Groups that put pressure on the government to make or change laws.
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What does a law start off as?
A command paper.
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How does a command paper become a draft bill?
Command papers -> green papers -> white papers -> draft bills.
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What happens to a draft bill?
It goes to the house of lords and house of commons. If they agree it moves straight to royal ascent.
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If the house of commons and house of lords don't agree with it?
It goes on to it's first reading. It then goes for a second reading. Then the public bill committee. Then third bill reading and lastly to royal ascent.
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What happens in the first bill reading stage?
The bill is read aloud in parliament.
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What happens in the second bill reading stage?
The main points are discussed.
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What happens in the public bill committee stage?
Checked line by line and changes are made. (if necessary)
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What happens in the third bill reading stage?
The bill's final form is debated.
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Once the third bill reading stage has taken place it goes on to royal ascent. What are the stages after this?
Royal ascent -> commencement orders -> statutory instruments -> regulations, rules, orders and guidance.
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What is common law?
Common law is law that has been decided and enforced in court as opposed to law which is made by parliament.
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