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8. Devolution

8. Devolution  

Brian Thompson and Michael Gordon

in Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law (12th edn)

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Jul 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191821622
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10.1093/he/9780198767732.003.0008
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9780198767732
Extracts have been chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts and to show how legal principles are developed. This ... More
Imperial Tobacco Ltd v The Lord Advocate (Scotland) [2012] UKSC 61, Supreme Court

Imperial Tobacco Ltd v The Lord Advocate (Scotland) [2012] UKSC 61, Supreme Court  

Thomas E. Webb

in Essential Cases: Public Law (2nd edn)

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191868306
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10.1093/he/9780191868306.003.0015
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9780191868306
Essential Cases: Public Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Imperial Tobacco Ltd v ... More
13. Entitlement to the estate

13. Entitlement to the estate  

Jennifer Seymour, Clare Firth, Lucy Crompton, Helen Fox, Frances Seabridge, Susan Wigglesworth, and Elizabeth Smart

in Foundations for the LPC 2020-2021 (24th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Jul 2020
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9780191892769
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10.1093/he/9780198858430.003.0013
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9780198858430
This chapter discusses the law underlying the entitlement to a person’s property on his or her death. It considers the law of ‘testate succession’ where the deceased has left a will; the ... More
4. Local and Devolved Government

4. Local and Devolved Government  

Sir William Wade and Christopher Forsyth

in Administrative Law (11th edn)

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Jul 2014
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Sep 2014
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9780191784699
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10.1093/he/9780199683703.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199683703
This chapter begins with a discussion of various aspects of local government including its historical development, principal functions, operations and proceedings, revenues, audit system, ... More
13. Entitlement to the estate

13. Entitlement to the estate  

Kathryn Wright, Clare Firth, Lucy Crompton, Helen Fox, Frances Seabridge, Susan Wigglesworth, and Elizabeth Smart

in Foundations for the LPC 2019-2020 (23rd edn)

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
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9780191879654
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10.1093/he/9780198838562.003.0013
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9780198838562
This chapter discusses the law underlying the entitlement to a person’s property on his or her death. It considers the law of ‘testate succession’ where the deceased has left a will; the ... More
20. The Future

20. The Future  

Alisdair A. Gillespie and Siobhan Weare

in The English Legal System (7th edn)

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191868979
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10.1093/he/9780198830900.003.0020
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9780198830900
This chapter makes a number of predictions for the English legal system in the coming years. It examines five main issues: continued membership of the Council of Europe, how devolution ... More
AXA General Insurance Ltd v Lord Advocate [2011] UKSC 46, Supreme Court

AXA General Insurance Ltd v Lord Advocate [2011] UKSC 46, Supreme Court  

Thomas E. Webb

in Essential Cases: Public Law (2nd edn)

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191868306
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10.1093/he/9780191868306.003.0006
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9780191868306
Essential Cases: Public Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in AXA General Insurance Ltd ... More
9. Devolution and local government

9. Devolution and local government  

John Stanton and Craig Prescott

in Public Law

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191851940
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10.1093/he/9780198722939.003.0009
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9780198722939
Devolution is a recent addition to the UK constitutional law vocabulary. The concept refers to the decentralisation of power from central institutions in London to regional institutions ... More
14. Federalism

14. Federalism  

John McEldowney

in The Changing Constitution (9th edn)

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Jul 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191844089
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10.1093/he/9780198806363.003.0014
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9780198806363
Federalism, to date, has proved unattractive to the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom is commonly described as a unitary state, whereby governmental power is primarily exercised through a ... More
Imperial Tobacco Ltd v The Lord Advocate (Scotland) [2012] UKSC 61, Supreme Court

Imperial Tobacco Ltd v The Lord Advocate (Scotland) [2012] UKSC 61, Supreme Court  

Thomas E. Webb

in Essential Cases: Public Law (3rd edn)

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Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191897689
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10.1093/he/9780191897689.003.0020
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9780191897689
Essential Cases: Public Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Imperial Tobacco Ltd v ... More
9. Devolution and local government

9. Devolution and local government  

John Stanton and Craig Prescott

in Public Law (2nd edn)

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191886973
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10.1093/he/9780198852278.003.0009
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9780198852278
Devolution refers to the decentralization of power from central institutions in London to regional institutions exercising executive and legislative authority in Scotland, Wales, and ... More
6. The executive: central, devolved, and local government

6. The executive: central, devolved, and local government  

Colin Faragher

in Public Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (6th edn)

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Aug 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191876363
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10.1093/he/9780198840527.003.0006
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9780198840527
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are ... More
7. Parliament and the legislative process

7. Parliament and the legislative process  

Colin Faragher

in Public Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (6th edn)

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Aug 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191876363
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10.1093/he/9780198840527.003.0007
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9780198840527
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are ... More
1. Introduction to the English Legal System

1. Introduction to the English Legal System  

Mark Thomas and Claire McGourlay

in English Legal System Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide

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Aug 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780191764165
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10.1093/he/9780199654239.003.0001
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9780199654239
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. This introductory chapter provides an overview of the English legal ... More
10. ‘Bringing Rights Home’: Legal Method and the Convention Rights

10. ‘Bringing Rights Home’: Legal Method and the Convention Rights  

James Holland and Julian Webb

in Learning Legal Rules: A Students' Guide to Legal Method and Reasoning (10th edn)

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Jul 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191864872
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10.1093/he/9780198799900.003.0010
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9780198799900
In the twenty-first century, two important pan-European forces to which English law has been subject are the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the Human Rights Act (HRA) 1998. ... More
2. Constitutions: The nature and sources of the United Kingdom constitution

2. Constitutions: The nature and sources of the United Kingdom constitution  

Richard Clements

in Concentrate Questions and Answers Public Law: Law Q&A Revision and Study Guide (2nd edn)

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Aug 2018
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Oct 2018
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9780191860089
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10.1093/he/9780198819912.003.0002
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9780198819912
The Q&A series offers the best preparation for tackling exam questions. Each chapter includes typical questions; diagram problem and essay answer plans, suggested answers, notes of caution, ... More
41. Youth justice

41. Youth justice  

Lesley McAra

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminology (6th edn)

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May 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191793509
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10.1093/he/9780198719441.003.0042
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9780198719441
This chapter explores the founding principles, operational functioning and impact of the institutions which have evolved across the four nations in the United Kingdom to deal with children ... More
Public Law

Public Law  

John Stanton, Craig Prescott, and David Mead  (ed.)

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191851940
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10.1093/he/9780198722939.001.0001
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book
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9780198722939
Public Law provides an interesting approach to constitutional and administrative law. Topics include: the UK constitution; the institutions of government and the separation of ... More
1. What is law?

1. What is law?  

Lee Roach

in Card & James' Business Law (4th edn)

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191811036
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10.1093/he/9780198748380.003.0001
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9780198748380
This chapter aims to provide a rounded conception of what law is. It discusses the theoretical conceptualizations of law and the principles of the English legal system. It explains the ... More
7. Devolution and the Territorial Constitution

7. Devolution and the Territorial Constitution  

Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas

in Public Law (3rd edn)

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May 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191820533
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10.1093/he/9780198765899.003.0007
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9780198765899
This chapter focuses on the UK’s territorial constitution, that is, the governance arrangements that result in power being dispersed rather than concentrated in a single set of national ... More

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