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Who is involved in an Order in Council?
The Queen and the Privy Council (Senior politicians from the HoC and HoL).
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What does an Order in Council do?
Deals with the transfer of responsibilities, Dissolves Parliament for elections, complies with all EU directives, deals with foreign affairs and national emergencies
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Give an example of when an Order in Council was used?
The Misuse of Drugs Act: Changed Cannabis from a Class B to C in 2003 and back to Class B five years later
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Who is involved in a Statutory Instrument?
Government Ministers with expert knowledge
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What is the role of a Statutory Instrument?
Resolves different dilemmas in each area of policy and come up/implement old regulations. Must be as detailed as possible
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Give an example of when a Statutory Instrument was used?
Chemicals Regulations 2009 made by the Minister of Work and Pensions under the European Communities Act 1972 and Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
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Who creates Bylaws?
Local Authorities (such as the local council) and Public Corporations
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What is the role of Bylaws?
Creates Laws and Regulations for matters in their own areas as well as matters involving the public in their jurisdiction
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Give an example of when a Bylaw was used?
The Transport Act 2000 as the Strategic Rail Authority prevented the possession of weapons being brought that cause damage to others
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