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Define legal rules

Legal rules are laws that apply to all individuals in society

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Define non legal rules

Rules that apply to specific groups or individuals

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Define criminal law

An offence against society that is punishable by law

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Define legislative

Laws made by parliament

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Outline the role of cabinet

It is the policy making body of the government

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Define bicameral

It is the 2 house system, the lower house and upper house

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Describe the structure of commonwealth parliament

Upper house is called the senate and lower house is call the house of representative

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Describe the structure of state parliament

Upper house is called legislative council and lower house is called legislative assembly

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Define bill

A proposal law to be considered by parliament

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How many seats in the house of representative

150

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How many seats in the senate

76