CONSTITUTIONAL & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW, 2012-13
LECTURE, Week commencing 1/10
CONSTITUTIONS; COOK'S TOUR OF THE UK & ITS METABOLIC RATE
Learning objectives: knowledge of
Nature and purpose of epreuve
Different types of constitutions
‘Written' and ‘unwritten' epreuve
Some essential questions and definitions
What is Constitutional & Administrative Law?
What is Public Law?
What is a constitution?
Exactly what does a metabolic rate do?
- ‘The Privileges of Man', Tom Paine
o " Government with no constitution is power with no right”
Precisely what is usually set out in a metabolism?
- This will depend & may differ
- A position declaration
o " We all the people... ”
- Physiques of government
um The internal organs of express
- Their functions & powers, inter-realtionship & marriage with ‘the people'
-- The structure of governance, for instance
-- Freedoms of ‘the people', for instance
um Free manifestation
- Rights for hispanics
- The vote, electoral rules & procedures
- Amending process
What just isn't set out in a constitution yet is part of a metabolism?
What is ‘constitutional' law? How can it vary from ‘ordinary' rules?
Types of constitution
-- Unitary or federal
-- Flexible or perhaps rigid
-- Written or perhaps unwritten
‘Written' and ‘Unwritten' Constitutions
What exactly is ‘written constitution' and precisely what is an ‘unwritten constitution'?
-- Cromwell's ‘Instrument of Government' (1653-1660)
um English Trend l1688
u Union with Scotland Work 1688, Union with England Act 1688 o Parliament Act 1911
What are right after between them and the pros and cons of each and every distinguishing feature?
Let us take a look at these with regards to...