Section A Law Making

The following topic forms part of AS Unit 1: the Nature of Law and the Welsh and English Legal Systems.

The nature of law

 

1.1 Law making

  •  Historical context of law making in Wales and the United Kingdom (UK) including Parliamentary sovereignty, separation of powers and the rule of law; Royal Prerogative
  •  The legislative process in Wales and the UK: Parliamentary law making; Welsh legislature lawmaking: the composition and role of Parliament and the Welsh legislature
  •  The influences on Parliament and the Welsh legislature such as the effects of pressure and interest groups; the advantages and disadvantages of influences on law making
  •  Study of the distinction between enforceable legal rules and principles 
  •  Study of criminal and civil law and the different sources of law
  •  The Devolution Settlement in Wales including the role of the Supreme Court
  •  Law reform; role of official law reform agencies including the Law Commission and the role of pressure groups and judicial influences
  •  The impact of European Union law on the law of Wales and England 
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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the WJEC GCE AS and A level in Law from 2017 course

AS Unit 1 The Nature of Law and the Welsh and English Legal Systems

AS Unit 2 The Law of Tort

A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law

View the A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law unit in more detail.

A Level Units: Unit 4 Substantive Law Perspectives

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