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Constitutional reform in the United Kingdom: practice and principles

Constitutional reform in the United Kingdom: practice and principles

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Clifford Chance, University of Cambridge.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford : Hart Pub. ; Evanston, Ill., USA : Northwestern University Press [distributor], 1998
  • Publication Type (Medium): Conference papers and proceedings, Congresses
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/constitutional-reform-in-the-united-kingdom-practice-and-principles/ (Stable identifier)

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XVIII, 164 pages ; 28 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Constitutional reform in the United Kingdom: practice and principles is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: the University of Cambridge Centre for Public Law.
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 10 editions
  • First edition Date: 1998
  • Last edition Date: 2000
  • General Notes: “Supported by Clifford Chance.”
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3989
  • Dewey Code: 342.4103
  • ISBN: 1901362841 9781901362848
  • OCLC: 40131982

Main Contents

pt. 1. The structure of the United Kingdom after devolution
1. Devolution : the constitutional aspects / Vernon Bogdanor
2. Devolution and the judiciary / Robert Reed
3. Constitutional reform, the sovereignty of Parliament and devolution / Anthony Bradley
4. Devolution : the Welsh perspective / Sir David Williams
5. Devolution : some key issues and a Northern Ireland searchlight / Brigid Hadfield
pt. 2. The United Kingdom's bill of rights
6. The United Kingdom's bill of rights / Sir William Wade
7. The incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights / Sydney Kentridge
8. Patriating rights
with reservations : the Human Rights Bill 1998 / Geoffrey Marshall
9. Tugging on Superman's cape : lessons from experience with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 / Michael Taggart
10. The European Convention on Human Rights : issues relating to its interpretation in the light of the Human Rights Bill / Peter Duffy
11. The impact of the Human Rights Act on public law / Lord Lester of Herne Hill
pt. 3. The reform of Parliament
12. Some thoughts on parliamentary reform / Sir Robert Rhodes James
13. The Taylor reforms to Commons business and reform of the House of Lords / Robert Maclennan
14. The reform of Parliament : sovereignty and accountability / Bernard Jenkin
15. Reforming the House of Lords : a step by step guide / Robert Hazell
pt. 4. Freedom of information
16. Freedom of information
principles and problems : a comparative analysis of the Australian and proposed UK systems / Stephanie Palmer
17. Freedom of information
Initial perspectives / Richard Thomas.

Table of Contents

PART I – The Structure of the United Kingdom after Devolution
1. Devolution: The Constitutional Aspects
Vernon Bogdanor
2. Devolution and the Judiciary
Robert Reed QC
3. Constitutional Reform, The Sovereignty of Parliament and Devolution
Anthony Bradley
4. Devolution: The Welsh Perspective
Sir David Williams Q. C
5. Devolution: Some Key Issues and a Northern Ireland Searchlight
Brigid Hadfield
PART II – The United Kingdom's Bill of Rights
6. The United Kingdom's Bill of Rights
Sir William Wade QC
7. The Incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights
Sydney Kentridge QC
8. Patriating Rights – With Reservations: The Human Rights Bill 1998
Geoffrey Marshall
9. Tugging on Superman's Cape: Lessons from Experience with the New Zealand Bill of
Rights Act 1990
Michael Taggart
10. The European Convention on Human Rights: Issues Relating to its Interpretation in the
Light of the Human Rights Bill
Peter Duffy QC
11. The Impact of the Human Rights Act on Public Law
Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC 105
PART HI – The Reform of Parliament 109
12. Some Thoughts on Parliamentary Reform
Sir Robert Rhodes James 111
13. The Taylor Reforms to Commons Business and Reform of the House of Lords
Rt Hon Robert Maclennan MP 119
14. The Reform of Parliament: Sovereignty and Accountability
Bernard Jenkin MP 125
15. Reforming the House of Lords: A Step by Step Guide
Robert Hazell 129
PART IV – Freedom of Information 145
16. Freedom of Information – Principles and Problems: A Comparative Analysis of the
Australian and Proposed UK Systems
Stephanie Palmer 147
17. Freedom of Information – Initial Perspectives
Richard Thomas ' 159

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