Delegated Legislation

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The definition of Delegated Legislation
A law made by a person or body to whom Parliament has Delegated law making power
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3 reason why Law is Delegated by Parliament
Local Knowlege, Technical Knowledge, an Emergency
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In order to Delegate its power Parliament must first form this
Parent or Enabling Act
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What is a Parent or Enabling Act
An other original act passed by Parliament which enables another person or body to make law
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3 Types of Delegated Legislation
Orders in Council, Statutory Instruments and By-Laws
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What is an Order in Council
Laws made by the Queen and Privy Council which are enforceable in courts
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Who is Part of the Privy Council
420 members.Nick Clegg, David Cameron, Lord Abernathy and Prince Phillip
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What do the Privy Council do?
it assists the queen in making Orders in Council
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Examples of an Order in Council
Al - Q'aida and Taliban Order 2002
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What is a Statutory Instrument
laws made by government ministers within the area of their responsibility
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What are Statutory Instruments used for
they are often used to update a law
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Example of a Statutory Instrument
National Minimum Wage Act 1998
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What is a By Law
are laws made by local authorities and public bodies.
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what do By Law's do
Local Authorities can make laws which apply just within their geographical area
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Example of a By Law
By Laws are made under the Dogs fouling of land act of 1996
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3 reason why Law is Delegated by Parliament

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