Delegated Legislation Quiz

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What is the definition of delegated legislation?
Law made by a person or body other than parliament but with the authority of parliament
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Who makes Orders In Council?
The Privy Council and The Monarchy
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Who is in the Privy Council?
The Prime Minister and other Leading Ministers
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Give 3 reasons why Orders In Council are made?
1) Transfering power between governemtn departments. 2) Give legal effect to European directers. 3)Divolve power to another assembly. 4)Give effect to Acts of Parliament.
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What is a statutory instrument?
They are rules and regulations made by government ministers.
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How many government departments are there?
Around 15
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Give an example of a statutory instrument?
Road Traffic Act 1988
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Who makes by laws?
Local authorites or Public Coroperations
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Give 2 examples of Public Coroperations?
British Airports Authority and the Railways authority
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What happened in the case of Boddington v British Transport Police 1998?
Defendant court smoking on train in breech of a by law made in 1965 by British rainway under transport act 1962. Defendant was finded £10 by magistrates court and decision was upheld on appeal.
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Give 2 examples of advantages of delegated legislation?
Saves Parliament time and Expertise are involved
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Explain how expertise being involved is an advantage?
By-laws will be more effective if made by local authorties or coroperations as they will know the problems involved in their community. Unlike government ministers making laws in westminister.
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Give 2 disadvantages to delegated legislaion?
Lack of publicity and sub delegation.
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What is sub delegation?
Law making is passed down a level. Theerefore it becomes undemocratic as the democratically voted MP's are no longer making laws. Civil servants are able to make laws.
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What are the 4 types of controls to delegated legislation?
1) Judicial Review. 2) Procedural Ultra Vires. 3) Substantive Ultra Vires. 4) Unreasonablesness.
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