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3. Domestic sources of law

3. Domestic sources of law  

Lee Roach

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

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191811036
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748380.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198748380
This chapter examines the various domestic sources of law in the UK, namely legislation, case law, and custom. Legislation comes in three forms: Acts of Parliament, subordinate legislation, ... More
4. The interpretation of statutes

4. The interpretation of statutes  

Steve Wilson, Helen Rutherford, Tony Storey, and Natalie Wortley

in English Legal System (2nd edn)

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191818844
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747949.003.0004
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9780198747949
This chapter explains the problems of statutory interpretation and how the courts approach the problems. The traditional rules of statutory interpretation, the literal rule, the golden ... More
Business Law

Business Law (4th edn)  

James Marson and Katy Ferris

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191793493
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198727347.001.0001
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book
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9780198727347
Business Law provides an introduction to the subject. Packed with up-to-date and relevant examples, it demonstrates the real applicability of the law to the business world. The ... More
Learning Legal RulesA Students' Guide to Legal Method and Reasoning

Learning Legal Rules: A Students' Guide to Legal Method and Reasoning (9th edn)  

James Holland and Julian Webb

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191795350
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198728436.001.0001
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9780198728436
Learning Legal Rules brings together the theory, structure, and practice of legal reasoning in order to help the reader to develop both their knowledge and reasoning skills. It ... More
9. Interpreting Statutes

9. Interpreting Statutes  

James Holland and Julian Webb

in Learning Legal Rules: A Students' Guide to Legal Method and Reasoning (9th edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191795350
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198728436.003.0009
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9780198728436
This chapter discusses the statutory interpretation. It covers the so-called rules of interpretation; examples of the ‘rules’ in action; secondary aids to construction; the use of Hansard; ... More
6. English legal reasoning: reading statutes

6. English legal reasoning: reading statutes  

Fiona Cownie, Anthony Bradney, and Mandy Burton

in English Legal System in Context (6th edn)

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191764196
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199656561.003.0128
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9780199656561
This chapter examines how the courts approach the difficult task of making sense of statutes. The discussions cover the statute as a text; enacting coalitions; ‘the words which Parliament ... More
Business Law

Business Law (5th edn)  

James Marson and Katy Ferris

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191821547
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198766285.001.0001
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book
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9780198766285
Business Law provides an introduction to the subject. Packed with up-to-date and relevant examples, it demonstrates the real applicability of the law to the business world. The ... More
4. The interpretation of statutes

4. The interpretation of statutes  

Steve Wilson, Helen Rutherford, Tony Storey, and Natalie Wortley

in English Legal System (3rd edn)

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Apr 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191845925
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198808152.003.0004
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9780198808152
This chapter explains the problems of statutory interpretation and how the courts approach the problems. The traditional rules of statutory interpretation, the literal rule, the golden ... More
Williams v Central Bank of Nigeria [2014] AC 1189, Supreme Court

Williams v Central Bank of Nigeria [2014] AC 1189, Supreme Court  

Derek Whayman

in Essential Cases: Equity & Trusts

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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191866111
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780191866111.003.0050
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Essential Cases: Equity & Trusts provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Williams v Central ... More
3.  Using legislation

3. Using legislation  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

in Legal Skills (6th edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827099
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198784715.003.0003
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9780198784715
This chapter discusses how to use legislation. It first looks at the ‘anatomy’ of an Act of Parliament and describes each of its composite parts. It then considers the various means by ... More
4. Legislation

4. Legislation  

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, and Catherine Shephard

in Legal Systems & Skills (3rd edn)

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827662
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198785903.003.0004
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9780198785903
This chapter begins by examining the issue of parliamentary sovereignty. It then discusses the types of legislation; the creation and enforcement of statutes; statutory interpretation; and ... More
11. Illegality I

11. Illegality I  

Peter Leyland and Gordon Anthony

in Textbook on Administrative Law (8th edn)

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Jul 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191821509
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198713050.003.0011
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9780198713050
This chapter launches the discussion of illegality as a ground of judicial review. In practice, illegality, as one of the Diplock grounds identified in the GCHQ case, consists of a number ... More
2. Constitutional context

2. Constitutional context  

Peter Leyland and Gordon Anthony

in Textbook on Administrative Law (8th edn)

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Jul 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191821509
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198713050.003.0002
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9780198713050
In this chapter administrative law is considered in its wider constitutional context. In the absence of a codified constitution the twin doctrines of parliamentary sovereignty and the rule ... More

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