This posting tells you all you need to know about how laws are made in the United Kindgom. It also presents all the different kins of laws and explains theirs main differences.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 9:37 pm ad1c9bdddf
THE LAW-MAKING INSTITUTIONS IN THE UK
Like US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, the UK belongs to the common law family. There are 5 main law making institutions in the UK:
1. The British Parliament
The Parliament is split into two Houses - the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The House are responsible for the production of
--- Statute Law (House of Commons, House of Lords). This is splti into:
? Primary legislation (Acts of Parliament)
? Secondary legislation (regulations and orders: statutory instruments)
? Tertiary legislation (Ministers' directions, no parliamentary scrutiny)
? Quasi-legislation, soft law )codes of practice, no parliamentary scrutiny)
Primary Legislation is also known as Acts of Parliament
Before an ...
This job shows how laws are made in the United Kindgom.