Understand how statutory rules are made and interpreted

The following topic forms part of the Unit Aspects of the Legal System and Law-making Process.

The aim of this unit is to introduce learners to the English legal system. Learners will investigate the way in which law is made and the people involved in the administration of the law through the courts.

Understand how statutory rules are made and interpreted:

Statutory legal rules: stages in making an Act of Parliament; Public and Private Members’ Bills; doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty; primary and delegated legislation; effect of EU membership; Effect of Human Rights Act 1998.

Principles of statutory interpretation: literal rule; mischief rule; golden rule; integrated and purposive approaches to statutory interpretation.

 

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The following units are part of the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business course

Aspects of Contract and Business Law

Aspects of Civil Liability for Business

Aspects of the Legal System and Law-making Process

Aspects of Criminal Law Relating to Business

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