Carroll, Alex, 1947-

Constitutional and administrative law / Alex Carroll. - 9th ed. - Harlow : Pearson Education Limited, 2017. - liii, 779 p. ; 25 cm. - Foundation series .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to constitutional and administrative law -- The characteristics of the constitution -- Sources of constitutional and administrative law -- The European Union : institutions of government and sources of law -- The legislative sovereignty of the Westminster Parliament -- The franchise and electorate -- The House of Commons : members of Parliament -- The House of Commons : principal functions -- The House of Lords -- Parliamentary privilege -- The Prime Minister and Cabinet -- The royal prerogative -- Legal liability of the Crown and public authorities -- Judicial review : nature and grounds for -- Judicial review : applications for, exclusion of, and exclusivity -- The Eurpean Convention on Human Rights -- The human rights act 1998 -- Police powers, personal liberty and privacy -- Restrictions on the rights of freedom of assembly and association -- Restrictions on the rights of freedom of expression and information -- Freedom and emergency powers -- Tribunals and inquiries -- Public services ombudsmen -- Appendix: 'Brexit.'

Specifically designed for LLB or GDL students, this student-friendly text can be relied upon to give you a solid understanding of the essential legal and political issues which underpin the British system of government and the rights and freedoms of those subject to it.

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Constitutional law--Great Britain.
Administrative law--Great Britain.

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