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  Constitution of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Constitution of the United Kingdom is an area of uncodified law, consisting of both written and unwritten sources.
Since entrenched "constitutional law" does not exist, the UK constitution is flexible, as opposed to rigid constitutions such as the Constitution of the United States.
Constitutional monarchy is a key principle, meaning that the monarch does not actually rule, they have a ceremonial role only.
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 Encyclopedia: Constitution of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Also sometimes associated with the United Kingdom, though not constitutionally part of the United Kingdom itself, are the Crown dependencies (the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey, and the Isle of Man) as self-governing possessions of the Crown, and a number of overseas territories under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
At the April 2001 census, the United Kingdom's population was 58,789,194-- the third-largest in the European Union (behind Germany and metropolitan France) and the 21st-largest in the world.
Also, much of British constitutional law relies upon the royal prerogatives, unwritten constitutional conventions and other customs; thus the constitutional law of the United Kingdom and countries that were once part of the British Empire may have to be understood in the context of case law that throws perspective on these many elements.
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 Credit-to-Cash Advisor — United Kingdom
The constitution of the United Kingdom is unwritten and made up partly of statutes and partly common law and practice.
The United Kingdom has the fourth-largest economy in the world, is the second-largest economy in the European Union, the fifth-largest international trading nation, and the second-largest exporter of services.
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The constitution of the United Kingdom is unwritten and made up partly of statutes and partly common law and practice.

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 House of Lords - Constitution - Ninth Report
2.1 The essential characteristics[92] of the United Kingdom's constitutional arrangements require some elucidation, partly because in the absence of a formal written constitution there are difficulties in clearly defining the powers of the executive and the role of the legislature and judiciary.
The United Kingdom's constitution may be described as unwritten or uncodified, as opposed to written or codified; flexible, as opposed to rigid; unitary, rather than federal; and institutional and practical, as opposed to theoretical and doctrinal.
In a country such as the United Kingdom care is needed to ensure that the traditions of the constitution- conventions and so on are capable of holding their influence against the tide of incremental change possible under the European Constitution.
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 Constitutional and administrative - "Under the largely unwritten constitution of the United Kingdom, the separation of ...
Constitutional and administrative - "Under the largely unwritten constitution of the United Kingdom, the separation of powers is difficult to ascertain and evaluate".
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 Maps Of United Kingdom
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 United Kingdom (08/05)
The United Kingdom's high literacy rate (99%) is attributable to universal public education introduced for the primary level in 1870 and secondary level in 1900.
The United Kingdom is a founding member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and is one of NATO's major European maritime, air, and land powers; it ranks third among NATO countries in total defense expenditure.
The United Kingdom is one of the United States' closest allies, and British foreign policy emphasizes close coordination with the United States.
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 Constitution (from United Kingdom) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The British constitution is formed partly by statutes, or legislative enactments of Parliament; partly by common law, based on decisions of courts of law; and partly by practices and precepts, which are known as conventions.
In some cases, such as the United States, the constitution is a specific written document; in others, such as the United Kingdom, it is a collection of documents, statutes, and traditional practices that are generally accepted as governing political matters.
The oldest written national constitution in use, the Constitution defines the principal organs of government and their jurisdictions and the basic rights of citizens.
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 Read about Constitution of the United Kingdom at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Constitution of the United Kingdom ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
constitution, which means it is not all contained in a single document.
The notion that the Constitution of the United Kingdom is unwritten is not strictly correct.
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 The Constitution of the UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The United Kingdom is almost unique in the modern world insofar as the constitution of the United Kingdom is unwritten, and the conventions even more so, the material may be of some assistance.
The sovereign legislature of the United Kingdom consists of the Sovereign and a bicameral Parliament composed of the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
A constitutional and legal convention which goes back to the reign of Elizabeth I prescribes that the office of secretary of state is deemed indivisible and therefore that all Secretaries of State may exercise the full powers of that office.
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 EUROPA - Constitution - 19. PROTOCOL ON THE POSITION OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND IRELAND ON POLICIES IN RESPECT OF BORDER ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The unanimity of the members of the Council, with the exception of the representatives of the governments of the United Kingdom and Ireland, shall be necessary for acts of the Council which must be adopted unanimously.
The European regulations or decisions adopted pursuant to Article III-260 of the Constitution shall lay down the conditions for the participation of the United Kingdom and Ireland in the evaluations concerning the areas covered by Section 2 or Section 3 of Chapter IV of Title III of Part III of the Constitution.
If after a reasonable period of time a measure referred to in paragraph 1 cannot be adopted with the United Kingdom or Ireland taking part, the Council may adopt such measure in accordance with Article 1 without the participation of the United Kingdom or Ireland.
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 EU Constitution in trouble: What lessons for the Caribbean? - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Before the Constitution can be adopted, all the member states of the EU are required to ratify it, either by a referendum or by vote in the national parliament.
But the European Constitution itself should be little cause for further anxiety about the powers of the EU over the citizens of its individual member states.
Of course, French rejection of the European Constitution would strengthen the significant opponents of such a Constitution in the United Kingdom who have longed regarded membership of the EU as diminishing Britain's power to control its own fate.
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 United Kingdom Population
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In the 2003 science fiction novel Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, author Cory Doctorow imagines a society where all of life's necessities are free, and market laws such as supply and demand cease to exist for everything else.
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 United Kingdom - "Constitution" - Part 5 Legal Protection
All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law.
Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law.
Nor shall a heavier penalty be imposed than the one that was applicable at the time the penal offence was committed.
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 Constitution of the United Kingdom - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Constitution of the United Kingdom - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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 World Law: United Kingdom
This past week has seen the coming into force of what many are calling the greatest constitutional change in the UK since the 1688 Bill of Rights: the Human Rights Act 1998.
The counter-argument to this is that Parliament is not particularly good at scrutinising the executive, not least because the House of Commons is always split down party lines.
In the United Kingdom, law is a three-year undergraduate degree - entry is decided by reference to "A-Level" points.
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 Constitutional Law in United Kingdom
India's constitution was designed to be "similar in principle" to that of the U.K. The highest court in India used to be the British Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
Upon which their said Majesties did accept the crown and royal dignity of the kingdoms of England, France, and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging, according to the resolution and desire of the said lords and commons contained in the said declaration.
As soon as peace is restored, we will remove from the kingdom all the foreign knights, bowmen, their attendants, and the mercenaries that have come to it, to its harm, with horses and arms.
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 UCL - Department of Political Science - The Constitution Unit
The Constitution Unit specialises in constitutional reform and comparative constitutional studies.
The Unit is funded by charitable trusts, research councils and government departments.
The Constitution Unit is part of the UCL School of Public Policy, within the Department of Political Science
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 A (hypothetical) Constitutional Commission is considering how (if at all) constitutional conventions might be ...
A (hypothetical) Constitutional Commission is considering how (if at all) constitutional conventions might be incorporated into the draft of a new Constitution of the United Kingdom.
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If there are already disputes regarding whether certain laws exist and as to their interpretation, which are clearly written and interpreted by judicial decisions, then most assuredly there will be a great many more questions about the texture of the non-legal rules, with very few recorded, therefore no basis to work from.
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 18. Protocol on the application of certain aspects of Article III-130 of the Constitution to the United Kingdom and to ...
Nothing in Articles III-130 and III-265 of the Constitution or in any other provision of the Constitution or in any measure adopted under it shall prejudice the right of the United Kingdom to adopt or exercise any such controls.
References to the United Kingdom in this Article shall include territories for whose external relations the United Kingdom is responsible.
The United Kingdom and Ireland may continue to make arrangements between themselves relating to the movement of persons between their territories ("the Common Travel Area"), while fully respecting the rights of persons referred to in Article 1, first paragraph, point (a), of this Protocol.
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 EU Constitution & United Kingdom News - EU Politics Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Eurosceptics, who are on a roll after the rejection of the EU constitution and the government's decision to shelve a referendum on euro membership, want people to believe that the unelected European commission runs Britain.
Judges in Brazil acquired from the 1988 Constitution an impressive degree of administrative, financial, and...
constitution's terms will take place but no constitution will be put in place.
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 A Federal Constitution for the United Kingdom: An Alternative to Devolution
It is proposed that the United Kingdom Federation shall consist of three units plus federally administered territories viz.
The re-united Ireland as a federating unit would retain its membership of the United Nations, the European Union and its role in foreign affairs to the extent indicated in Part VI of this study.
However, the present transfer of resources from England to other Regions of the United Kingdom is a net transfer with no benefit accruing to England.
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 ICL - United Kingdom - "Constitution"
(3) The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State.
(3) Britain is a signatory of the 1951 United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol and continues to meet its obligations to refugees under these instruments.
Conventions are rules and practices which are not legally enforceable but which are regarded as indispensable to the working of government; many are derived from the historical events through which the British system of government has evolved.
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 Constitution of The United Kingdom Chapter
Constitution of The United Kingdom Chapter of the System Dynamics Society Inc. (the Chapter)
Any member in good standing of the Society living or working in the United Kingdom shall be entitled to be a Full Member of the Chapter and shall be entitled to vote and hold office in the Chapter.
This Constitution shall only be changed after a vote of the Full Members and subject to ratification by the Policy Council of the System Dynamics Society, Inc.
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