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A century of constitutional reform

Author: Philip Norton; Parliamentary History Yearbook Trust.
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell for the Parliamentary History Yearbook Trust, 2011, ©2011.
Series: Parliamentary history, v. 30, pt. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Century of Constitutional Reform is a detailed study of major constitutional legislation in the United Kingdom enacted over the last century since the passage of the Parliament Act 1911. The book encompasses Acts that have served to reshape the constitutional landscape of the nation. It also takes a comprehensive look at the major constitutional landmarks that have shaped the relationship between the following:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Norton; Parliamentary History Yearbook Trust.
ISBN: 9781444338942 1444338943
OCLC Number: 690904722
Notes: "Parliamentary history"--Cover.
Description: v, 117 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : A century of change / Philip Norton --
Hedging and ditching : The Parliament Act 1911 / Chris Ballinger --
Laying the foundations of the modern voting system : The Representation of the People Act 1918 / Robert Blackburn --
Divided loyalties : The European Communities Act 1972 / Philip Norton --
Extending the role of the courts : The Human Rights Act 1998 / David Feldman --
Enacting Scotland's 'Written Constitution' : The Scotland Act 1998 / Barry K. Winetrobe --
Stages and muddles : The House of Lords Act 1999.
Series Title: Parliamentary history, v. 30, pt. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Philip Norton.
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