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Jackson v A-G

R (Jackson) v Attorney General is a House of Lords case noted for containing obiter comments by the Judiciary acting in their official capacity suggesting that there may be limits to parliamentary sovereignty, the orthodox position being that it is unlimited in the United Kingdom. [1]

79 relations: A. V. Dicey, Act of Parliament, Alan Rodger, Baron Rodger of Earlsferry, Andrew Collins (judge), Anthony May (judge), Attorney General for England and Wales, Bicameralism, Bill (law), Bill of Rights 1689, Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, Cambridge Law Journal, Cambridge University Press, Common law, Constitution of the United Kingdom, Cosmo Graham, Countryside Alliance, Court of Appeal of England and Wales, Courts of Scotland, David Hope, Baron Hope of Craighead, Delegated legislation, Distinguishing, Divisional court (England and Wales), Donald Nicholls, Baron Nicholls of Birkenhead, Enrolled bill rule, Entrenched clause, Executive (government), Fox hunting, Harry Woolf, Baron Woolf, High Court of Justice, House of Commons of the United Kingdom, House of Lords, Hunting, Hunting Act 2004, Johan Steyn, Baron Steyn, John Kay (judge), John Laws (judge), John Wiley & Sons, Judicial functions of the House of Lords, Judicial review, Jurisdiction, Labour Party (UK), Law Quarterly Review, Legislation, Legislative session, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, MacCormick v Lord Advocate, Master of the Rolls, Nicholas Phillips, Baron Phillips of Worth Matravers, Obiter dictum, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, ..., Oxford University Press, Palace of Westminster, Parliament Act 1911, Parliament Act 1949, Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949, Parliamentary sovereignty, Parliamentary sovereignty in the United Kingdom, Primary legislation, Public Law (journal), Robert Carswell, Baron Carswell, Robert Walker, Baron Walker of Gestingthorpe, Royal assent, Rule of recognition, Scent hound, Senior Courts Act 1981, Separation of powers, Simon Brown, Baron Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, Standing (law), Statutory interpretation, Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, Sweet & Maxwell, Sydney Kentridge, The Guardian, The Stationery Office, Thomas Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill, Unicameralism, United Kingdom administrative law, United Kingdom general election, 2001, Wolters Kluwer. Expand index (29 more) »

A. V. Dicey

Albert Venn "A.

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Act of Parliament

An Act of Parliament is a statute enacted as primary legislation by a national or sub-national parliament.

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Alan Rodger, Baron Rodger of Earlsferry

Alan Ferguson Rodger, Baron Rodger of Earlsferry (18 September 1944 – 26 June 2011) was a Scottish lawyer and Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

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Andrew Collins (judge)

Sir Andrew David Collins (born 19 July 1942), styled The Hon.

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Anthony May (judge)

Sir Anthony Tristram Kenneth May, PC (born 9 September 1940) is a British judge.

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Attorney General for England and Wales

Her Majesty's Attorney General for England and Wales, usually known simply as the Attorney General, is one of the Law Officers of the Crown.

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Bicameralism

A bicameral legislature is one in which the legislators are divided into two separate assemblies, chambers or houses.

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Bill (law)

A bill is proposed legislation under consideration by a legislature.

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Bill of Rights 1689

The Bill of Rights is an Act of the Parliament of England that deals with constitutional matters and lays out certain basic civil rights.

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Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond

Brenda Marjorie Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond (born 31 January 1945) is a British barrister, jurist and judge, who is the current Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

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Cambridge Law Journal

The Cambridge Law Journal is a peer-reviewed academic law journal published by Cambridge University Press.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Common law

Common law (also known as case law or precedent) is law developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals that decide individual cases, as opposed to statutes adopted through the legislative process or regulations issued by the executive branch.

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Constitution of the United Kingdom

The constitution of the United Kingdom is the sum of laws and principles that make up the body politic of the United Kingdom.

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Cosmo Graham

Cosmo Graham (born 17 August 1947) is a professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Leicester.

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Countryside Alliance

The Countryside Alliance (CA) is a British organisation promoting issues relating to the countryside such as farming, rural services, small businesses and country sports, aiming to "Give Rural Britain a voice".

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Court of Appeal of England and Wales

Her Majesty's Court of Appeal in England, commonly known as the Court of Appeal of England and Wales or, simply, the Court of Appeal, is the second most senior court in the English legal system, with only the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom above it.

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Courts of Scotland

The civil, criminal and heraldic courts of Scotland are responsible for the administration of justice.

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David Hope, Baron Hope of Craighead

James Arthur David Hope, Baron Hope of Craighead, KT PC FRSE (born 27 June 1938) is a retired Scottish judge who served as the first Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom from 2009 until his retirement in 2013, having previously been the Second Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.

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Delegated legislation

In the United Kingdom, delegated legislation (also referred to as secondary legislation or subordinate legislation or subsidiary legislation) is law made by an executive authority under powers delegated from a legislature by enactment of primary legislation; the primary legislation grants the executive agency power to implement and administer the requirements of that primary legislation.

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Distinguishing

In law, to distinguish a case means a court decides the holding or legal reasoning of a precedent case will not apply due to materially different facts between the two cases.

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Divisional court (England and Wales)

A divisional court, in relation to the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, means a court sitting with at least two judges.

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Donald Nicholls, Baron Nicholls of Birkenhead

Donald James Nicholls, Baron Nicholls of Birkenhead, PC (born 25 January 1933), is a British lawyer and retired Law Lord (Lord of Appeal in Ordinary).

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Enrolled bill rule

The enrolled bill rule is a principle of judicial interpretation of rules of procedure in legislative bodies.

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Entrenched clause

An entrenched clause or entrenchment clause of a basic law or constitution is a provision which makes certain amendments either more difficult or impossible, i.e., inadmissible.

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Executive (government)

The executive branch is the part of the government that has its authority and responsibility for the daily administration of the state.

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Fox hunting

Fox hunting is an activity involving the tracking, chase, and sometimes killing of a fox, traditionally a red fox, by trained foxhounds or other scent hounds, and a group of unarmed followers led by a master of foxhounds, who follow the hounds on foot or on horseback.

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Harry Woolf, Baron Woolf

Harry Kenneth Woolf, Baron Woolf, CH, PC, FBA, FMedSci (born 2 May 1933), was Master of the Rolls from 1996 until 2000 and Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales from 2000 until 2005.

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High Court of Justice

Her Majesty's High Court of Justice in England (usually known as the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, the High Court of Justice or, simply, the High Court) is, together with the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court, one of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

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House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which, like the House of Lords (the upper house), meets in the Palace of Westminster.

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House of Lords

The House of Lords is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Hunting

Hunting is the practice of killing or trapping any animal, or pursuing it with the intent of doing so.

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Hunting Act 2004

The Hunting Act 2004 (c 37) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which bans the hunting of wild mammals (notably foxes, deer, hares and mink) with dogs in England and Wales; the Act does not cover the use of dogs in the process of flushing out an unidentified wild mammal, nor does it affect drag hunting, where hounds are trained to follow an artificial scent.

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Johan Steyn, Baron Steyn

Johan van Zyl Steyn, Baron Steyn, PC (born 15 August 1932) is a South African/British jurist, and until September 2005 a Law Lord.

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John Kay (judge)

Sir John William Kay PC (13 September 1943 – 2 July 2004) was a Lord Justice of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales and member of the Privy Council from 2000 until his death.

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John Laws (judge)

Sir John Grant McKenzie Laws (born 10 May 1945), styled The Rt Hon.

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John Wiley & Sons

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., also referred to as Wiley, is a global publishing company that specializes in academic publishing and markets its products to professionals and consumers, students and instructors in higher education, and researchers and practitioners in scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly fields.

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Judicial functions of the House of Lords

The House of Lords, in addition to having a legislative function, historically also had a judicial function.

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Judicial review

Judicial review is the doctrine under which legislative and executive actions are subject to review by the judiciary.

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Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning "law" and dicere meaning "to speak") is the practical authority to interpret and apply the law, or to govern and legislate.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Law Quarterly Review

The Law Quarterly Review is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering common law throughout the world.

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Legislation

Legislation (or "KIYU") is law which has been promulgated (or "enacted") by a legislature or other governing body or the process of making it.

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Legislative session

A legislative session is the period of time in which a legislature, in both parliamentary and presidential systems, is convened for purpose of lawmaking, usually being one of two or more smaller divisions of the entire time between two elections.

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Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales is the head of the judiciary and President of the Courts of England and Wales.

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MacCormick v Lord Advocate

MacCormick v Lord Advocate 1953 SC 396, 1953 SLT 255 was a UK administrative law and Scottish legal action on whether Queen Elizabeth II was entitled to use the numeral "II" in her title in use in Scotland, there having never been an earlier Elizabeth reigning in Scotland.

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Master of the Rolls

The Keeper or Master of the Rolls and Records of the Chancery of England, known as the Master of the Rolls, is the third most senior judge in England and Wales after the President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and the Lord Chief Justice, and serves as the presiding officer of the Civil Division of the Court of Appeal and Head of Civil Justice.

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Nicholas Phillips, Baron Phillips of Worth Matravers

Nicholas Addison Phillips, Baron Phillips of Worth Matravers (born 21 January 1938) is an English former judge.

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Obiter dictum

Obiter dictum (more usually used in the plural, obiter dicta) is Latin for a word said "by the way", that is, a remark in a judgment that is "said in passing".

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Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

The Oxford Journal of Legal Studies is a legal journal published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest, after Cambridge University Press.

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Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Parliament Act 1911

The Parliament Act 1911 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Parliament Act 1949

The Parliament Act 1949 (12, 13 & 14 Geo 6 c 103) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949

The Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949 are two Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which form part of the constitution of the United Kingdom.

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Parliamentary sovereignty

Parliamentary sovereignty (also called parliamentary supremacy or legislative supremacy) is a concept in the constitutional law of some parliamentary democracies.

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Parliamentary sovereignty in the United Kingdom

Parliamentary sovereignty in the United Kingdom is a concept that has long been debated.

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Primary legislation

Primary legislation is law made by the legislative branch of government.

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Public Law (journal)

Public Law is an academic law journal published four times a year by Sweet & Maxwell.

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Robert Carswell, Baron Carswell

Robert Douglas Carswell, Baron Carswell, PC, QC (born 28 June 1934), is a retired Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.

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Robert Walker, Baron Walker of Gestingthorpe

Robert Walker, Baron Walker of Gestingthorpe, PC, (born 17 March 1938) is an English barrister and former Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

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Royal assent

Royal assent is the method by which a country's constitutional monarch (possibly through a delegated official) formally approves an act of that nation's parliament, thus making it a law or letting it be promulgated as law.

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Rule of recognition

A central part of H.L.A. Hart's theory on legal positivism, in any legal system, the rule of recognition is a master meta-rule underlying any legal system that defines the common identifying test for legal validity (or "what counts as law") within that system.

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Scent hound

Scent hounds (or scent hounds) are a type of hound that primarily hunts by scent rather than sight.

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Senior Courts Act 1981

The Senior Courts Act 1981, originally named the Supreme Court Act 1981 (c.54), is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Separation of powers

The separation of powers, often imprecisely used interchangeably with the trias politica principle, is a model for the governance of a state (or who controls the state).

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Simon Brown, Baron Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood

Simon Denis Brown, Baron Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, PC, (born 9 April 1937) is a British lawyer and former Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

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Standing (law)

In law, standing or locus standi is the term for the ability of a party to demonstrate to the court sufficient connection to and harm from the law or action challenged to support that party's participation in the case.

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Statutory interpretation

Statutory interpretation is the process by which courts interpret and apply legislation.

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Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom is the supreme court in all matters under English and Welsh law, Northern Ireland law and Scottish civil law.

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Sweet & Maxwell

Sweet & Maxwell is a British publisher specialising in legal publications.

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Sydney Kentridge

Sir Sydney Kentridge KCMG, QC (born 5 November 1922) is a South African-born former lawyer, judge and member of the English Bar.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The Stationery Office

TSO (The Stationery Office) is a British publishing company created in 1996 when the publishing arm of Her Majesty's Stationery Office was privatised.

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Thomas Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill

Thomas Henry Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill, (13 October 1933 – 11 September 2010), was a British judge and jurist.

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Unicameralism

In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.

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United Kingdom administrative law

United Kingdom administrative law is a branch of English public law concerned with the composition, procedures, powers, duties, rights and liabilities of public bodies that administer public policies.

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United Kingdom general election, 2001

The United Kingdom general election, 2001, was held on Thursday, 7 June 2001, to elect 659 members to the British House of Commons.

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Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer is a global information services company.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_v_A-G

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