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1

Name some 'Constiturional Provisions.'

- Bill of Rights 1689: Relationship between King and Parliament

- Act of Settlement 1701:
- Treaty of Union 1707:
- Treaty of Rome 1857: (European Communities Act 1972) Piece of legislation that allowed UK to become members of the EU.
- Scotland Act 1998:
- European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018

2

What is the most authoritative rule of law?

(primary) Legislation, acts of Parliament (written law)

3

What can't be challenged?

Primary Legislation

4

Name some examples of 'Primary Legislation'

- 14th century-1707: Acts of the Parliament of Scotland ("APS")

-1707-1800: Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain

-1800 to date: Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom:
Public General Acts
Local Acts
Private Acts

-Legislation from the European Union
Regulations
Directives
Decisions

-Acts of the Scottish Parliament (“ASP”)
Not subordinate legislation, but sui generis: AXA Insurance, Petrs 2011 SLT 1061; [2011] UKSC 46

5

Name some 'Secondary Legislation'

-Statutory Instruments (“SIs”)
Including Scottish Statutory Instruments (SSIs)

-Acts of Sederunt
Rules of Court

-Acts of Adjournal

-Orders in Council