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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.

9781292176048 (print)

2017011135


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





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342.41 / CAR