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There are many advantages and disadvantages to law making in parliament; however the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.

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University Degree English Legal System

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eTMA 02

Question 1

(a) - An Act of Parliament is any law debated and passed by parliament, this is also known as legislation and statutes. Example legislation is the Adoption Act 1976.

(b) - Delegated Legislation is when another body or person creates law under the authority which has been passed to them, through the enabling act of Parliament. An example is as follows, The Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/1833)

(c) - Within the UK Court structure the Supreme Court is the UK's highest court of appeal. The court of appeal and high court submit their cases for appeal to the Supreme Court, generally of significant importance, either public or deep seated. All decisions made by the Supreme Court are binding on all lower courts in the hierarchy.

(d) - The Golden rule is an approach of statutory interpretation which every judge can use when overseeing any case. The Golden rule is an adaption to the literal rule (which looks at the statue word for word) and is used to avoid any ludicrous result that the Literal rule may cause. An example of the Golden Rule being used in a

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