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Question: 1. Source one refers to the stages by which a Bill becomes an Act of Parliament. Briefly describe the process by which Acts of Parliament are passed.

2. Using both sources and your own knowledge, describe the controls exercised over Delegated Legislation by both Parliament and the courts.

3. Using both sources and your own knowledge, describe the statement that “Despite the controls over Delegated Legislation, the reality is that effective supervision is difficult”.

4. Identify and explain which type of Delegated Legislation would be the most appropriate to introduce law relating to:

a. Prohibiting the use of mobile phones on trains
b. The implementation of Regulations outlines in an Enabling Act
c. Emergency measures to be taken in time of war.

Answer: Within the first reading · The bill is introduced in the House of Commons or the House of Lords by a Minister or a private member. Thereafter the first copy of the bill is published shortly and is available on “Weekly information Bulletin” or the Parliament’s “Public Bills before Parliament” page. Second reading · General discussion of the House on the Bill and its principles. · Further the bill is referred to the Select Committee of the House or a Joint Committee of the two Houses. The Committee stage is the most important one as the Select or Joint Committee debates and votes on the bill clause by clause, determining its purpose and legislative intent. Also any amendments are most likely to be made at this stage, and if there are amendments, then the se......(short extract)

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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: English Legal System | Year: 1st | Words: 1028 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: April 25, 2012 | Coursework ID: 738

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