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Point 1

What is it?

Parliament has given local authorities and other public bodies the right to make laws in certain areas

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Point 2


Local authorities such as.. Can do what?

Example

County Councils
District Councils
And Parish Councils
Can make by-laws to cover small things

E.g parking restrictions and banning drinking of alcohol in certain areas

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Point 3


Example of a by-law in a place

Cornwall
Under s.19 of the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964
County Council made by-laws about the use of libraries in the county

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Point 4

Who else can make by-laws?
Why?
Example

Public corporations and certain companies can also make by-laws
To help enforce rules concerning public behaviour

E.g London underground's smoking ban

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Point 5


Approved by..

All by-laws must be approved by the relevant government minister

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Point 6


What also comes under delegated legislation?
Example

Professional regulations

E.g Solicitors Act 1974 = empowering the Law Society to regulate the conduct of its members