Flashcards in Orders In Council Deck (6)
Made by whom?
Queen and Privy Council
Can be used for..
A wide variety of purposes
E.g. Regulations of certain professional bodies
When are they used?
When an ordinary statuary instrument would be inappropriate
E.g transferring responsibilities between government departments
Were used to..
Transfer powers from ministers of UK government to ministers of
Devolved assemblies in
Scotland and Wales
Dissolve Parliament in preparation for a General Election and sometimes make specific law changes
E.g. Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 to reclassify cannabis