Delegated Legislation

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What is delegated legislation?
A law made by a person or body to whom Parliament has delegated law-making power
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What is the parent act?
Within an Act there will be an authority for a specified person or body to make further more detailed law
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What is a statute?
A written law made by Parliament
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Why does Parliament delegated law making power?
As they don't always have the time nor the expertise to pass every law that is required
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How does Parliament give the delegated power?
Through the enabling Act / parent Act
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What is Primary Legislation?
An Act of Parliament, otherwise known as statutes
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What is Secondary Legislation?
Delegated legislation
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What three types of delegated legislation are there?
Statutory instruments (SIs), order in society and by-laws
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Who makes Statutory instruments (SIs)?
Government minsters and their civil servants
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