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What are the 3 main bodies of Parliament?
Commons, Lords and the Monarch
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What is democracy?
Government of the people, by the people, for the people
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What is separation of powers?
Each branch is meant to check on the others so no branch has more power than the others
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What are the 4 types of legislation?
Original legislation, Finacial legislation, Codifying legislation, Consolidating legislation
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Original legislation?
New problem, new law COMPUTER MISSUSE ACT 1990
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Financial legislation?
More money to different problems, twice a year FINANCE ACT
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Codifying legislation?
Cases and statutes into 1 statute POLICE AND CRIMINAL EVIDENCE ACT 1984
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Consolidating legislation?
Statutes and statues into 1 statute FAMILY LAW ACT 1996
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3 key things for operations of statues?
Geographical- where? Start date- royal assent or day mentioned? End date- it never ends, must be repealed by another statute
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What is the green paper?
Consultation document on possible new law sent out to interested parties
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What is the white paper?
Governments firm proposal for new law
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3 types of Bill?
Government (public) bill, private members (public) bill, private bill
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Government bill?
Prepared by the cabinet of about 20 members
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Private members bill?
Made by MO of any political party, ballot or ten minute bill
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Private bill?
Proposed by local authority or company, not a law for everyone
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5 stages of passing a bill in Parliament?
First reading, second reading, committee stage, report stage, third reading
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Royal assent?
Formality, she cannot influence politics
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Original legislation?

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