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Who can make legislation?

• Sovereign Parliaments (eg the UK Parliament which sits at Westminster): declared itself to have unlimited power.
• Devolved Parliaments (eg the Scottish Parliament which sits at Holyrood, the Welsh Assembly at Cardiff or the Northern Irish Assembly at Stormont):
• EU (European union) Institutions (Commission and Council of Ministers): They write law in very similar formats as in Westminster and Holyrood.
• Delegatees (persons or bodies delegated in primary legislation to make secondary legislation):