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Legal Studies


What does the law aim to do? The law aims to protect the rights of individuals irrespective of their strength or power
A system of rules is called? Regulations
Recognised bodies is called? Authorities
What is the legal system? The legal system is a system of rules made by recognised bodies or developed through recognised means and enforced in an acceptable manner.
Rules cannot be enforced by who? The court
All laws are ?, but many rules are not ? Rules + Laws
The law applies to who? No matter? Everyone. No matter of position; background; social standing.
4 factors which distinguishes law from rules are? 1. Applies to everyone 2. Is made by special authorised bodies 3. Focuses on important values and concerns 4. Is enforced in special ways
Westminster System The system of parliamentary government in operation in Australia, originating in Britain.
Constitution The central document (or set of rules) that determines the structure of government, power and law-making within a sovereign state.
Created by: maggz_wu