Lesson 5.2- Influences on Parliamentary Law Making

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What is the Law Commission?
An independant, full time, permanent law reform body.
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According to the Law Commission Act 1965, what is the role of the Law Commission?
To "keep under review all of the law"
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What percentage of Law Commission Proposals have been enacted and become law?
67%
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What is codification?
Bringing together all of the law, on a particular topic into a single Act
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What is Consolidation?
Bringing together all of the Acts of Parliament on a particular area of the law into one single Act of Parliament
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What is an example of Consolidation?
Powers of Criminal Courts Act 2000
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What is Repeal?
Remove the laws
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What is an example of Repeal?
Law Reform Act 1996 (YAAD Rule)
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What is the New Law?
Proposing new laws
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What is an example of New Law?
Computer Misuse Act 1990
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According to the Law Commission Act 1965, what is the role of the Law Commission?

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What is codification?

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