Flashcards in Sources of Law Deck (11):
Law made by Parliament Statute law over rules common law if the two clash,
Law that is based on judges' decisions in previous similar cases.
Law made outside Parliament. It has developed over centuries and can be based on custom.
Laws made by local authorities that apply to their areas. They do this with the permission of Parliament.
Rules and regulations
Made by organisations such as the railways, bus companies, school.
The UK is subject to many international agreements and treaties
Mainly law arising from the European Union. Britain plays a part in making these laws.
Binding on all the member states (They have to be followed)
Binding on all the member states, but the states can decide how they bring them in.
Binding just on the states or organisations they refer to.