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Parliamentary Law

QuestionAnswer
What is a Green (Consultation) Paper? A government proposal to make a new law or change an existing one
What is a White Paper? A firm proposal that follows on from the Green Paper
What is a Pressure Group? A group that campaigns to make a change in a specific area of the law
The different types of Pressure Groups Sectional, Cause, Insider, Outsider
An example of a Sectional Pressure Group The National Union of Journalists
An example of an Insider Pressure Group British Medical Association
Example of an Outsider Pressure Group Greenpeace
Example of a Cause Pressure Group AllOut
1st stage of Legislative Process First Reading
2nd stage of Legislative Process Second Reading
3rd stage of Legislative Process Committee Stage
4th stage of Legislative Process Report Stage
5th stage of Legislative Process Third Reading
6th stage of Legislative Process House of Lords/Commons
7th stage of Legislative Process Royal Assent
Act - removed the power to forbid a bill from the HoL Parliament Act 1911
Act - made it so HoL could delay a bill (max. 1 year) Parliament Act 1949
Method of introducing a PM bill into HoC where names are drawn. The Ballot
Method of introducing a PM bill into HoC where members get a short time to outline their position Ten Minute Rule
Method of introducing a PM bill into HoC where the title of the bill is formally introduced only Presentation
Makes criminal law more accessible + consistent and antiquates language Codification
Simplifying laws by grouping them together Consolidation
Amend/fix laws (Criminal Justice Act 2003) Repeal
Public bills with the support of the Government (eg Dangerous Dogs Act) Government Bills
Public bills with support from backbenchers (eg Assisted Dying) Private Members bills
The Dangerous Dogs Act was a ____ ____ reaction Knee jerk
Created by: PaddyHoskin97