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Question: Discuss the extent to which the omnipotence or sovereignty of Parliament's power to legislate is reigned in by practicality.

Answer: In Britain, the Monarch had been sovereign before the 17th and 18th century but it was passed to Parliament who took the...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Public Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2595
  • Date submitted: January 29, 2009
  • Date written: December, 2004
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 447

Question: It is time for the Charity Commission to be given a legislative definition of ‘charitable trust’ with which to work. The current definition provides for anomalies and unfairness within the law.

Discuss.

Answer: The Charity Commission and the judiciary determine charitable status. The Charity Commission is a public body appointed by the Government. It exercises...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Equity and Trust Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2556
  • Date submitted: January 29, 2009
  • Date written: November, 2001
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 433

Question: ACCESS HINDERED! A critical examination of ‘Standing’ in the field of Judicial Review.

Answer: A principle of English law is that every citizen has a basic right to unimpeded access to the courts which, even in...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Public Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2549
  • Date submitted: January 28, 2009
  • Date written: December, 1998
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 425

Question: What is the role of International Law in the modern world?

Answer: International law has the potential to affect the aspirations of billions of people throughout the world; people who need to be provided...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: International Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 1708
  • Date submitted: January 28, 2009
  • Date written: December, 1998
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 420

Question: Where does ultimate power lie in the UK constitution?

Answer: Most European nations have written constitutions; a single document which can be referred to in isolation. Unusually for a major western democracy,...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: English Legal System
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2084
  • Date submitted: January 28, 2009
  • Date written: April, 1999
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 414

Question: Where does ultimate power lie in the UK constitution?

Answer: Most European nations have written constitutions; a single document which can be referred to in isolation. Unusually for a major western democracy,...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Public Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2084
  • Date submitted: January 28, 2009
  • Date written: April, 1999
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 413

Question: From Beswick v. Beswick [1968] AC 58 to White v. Jones [1995] 1 All ER 691 the judges have valiantly tried to avoid the doctrine of privity where justice has demanded that a remedy be granted. The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) legislation is long overdue. 66%

Discuss.

Answer: For many years, both lawyers and academics have regularly attacked the application of the rule of privity in English contract law. Nevertheless,...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Contract Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 3572
  • Date submitted: January 27, 2009
  • Date written: February, 2000
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 392

Question: “…The courts can and often do, draw aside the veil. They can, and often do, pull off the mask. They look to see what really lies behind. The legislature has shown the way… the courts should follow suit”.

Assess the accuracy of this claim. 71%

Answer: When a company is incorporated, it is treated as a separate legal entity, distinct from its promoters, directors, members and employees and...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Commercial Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 3229
  • Date submitted: January 27, 2009
  • Date written: October, 2004
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 379

Question: What is the relationship between the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Europan Convention on Human Rights and what reservations on derogations does the UK continue to enter to the European Convention? (3 Marks)

Answer: The Human Rights Act 1998 is a piece of legislation that enables the European Convention on Human Rights to be incorporated within...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Human Rights Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 311
  • Date submitted: January 23, 2009
  • Date written: November, 2000
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 257

Question: Has the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union led to a ‘constitutional revolution’, in causing the abandonment of parliamentary sovereignty?

If so, when did this ‘constitutional revolution’ take place?

Constitutional Law (Public Law) 1st Year, Mark 70%
Undergraduate, Law, Oxford University

Answer: The contention that the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union (“EU”) has led to a ‘constitutional revolution’ is well founded. With...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 70%
  • Words: 1999
  • Date submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Date written: October, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7400

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