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Constitutional Reform and the Crown

Rodney Brazier

in The Nature of the Crown: A Legal and Political Analysis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262732
eISBN:
9780191682407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262732.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter desribes the impact of constitutional reform on the status of the Crown in Great Britain. It explains the distinction between three types of prerogative powers, which are the Queen's ... More


The Crown, Ministers and Officials: Legal Status and Liability

William Wade

in The Nature of the Crown: A Legal and Political Analysis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262732
eISBN:
9780191682407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262732.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the legal nature and position of the Crown and its ministers and law officers in Great Britain. The Crown has always been immune from legal process at common law but this ... More


The Royal Prerogative

Payne Sebastian

in The Nature of the Crown: A Legal and Political Analysis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262732
eISBN:
9780191682407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262732.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the royal prerogative of the Crown which embodies its legal power and authority in Great Britain. It suggests that greater clarity can be achieved by distinguishing three types ... More


Judicial Review and the Prerogative Powers of the Crown

Brigid Hadfield

in The Nature of the Crown: A Legal and Political Analysis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262732
eISBN:
9780191682407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262732.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter looks at the prerogative powers and judicial scrutiny of the Crown in Great Britain. It traces the development of the courts' willingness to extend the net of review over the power of ... More


Law, Convention, and Prerogative

T. R. S. Allan

in Law, Liberty, and Justice: The Legal Foundations of British Constitutionalism

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259916
eISBN:
9780191682025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259916.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The royal prerogative remains an important legal source of governmental power in the modem constitution. In legal theory, ministers and judges are appointed under the prerogative. As inherent powers ... More


The Practice of Dissolution

Geoffrey Marshall

in Constitutional Conventions: The Rules and Forms of Political Accountability

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762027
eISBN:
9780191695179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762027.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The power to dissolve Parliament is in form an exercise of the Royal prerogative. However, a modern belief that dissolution is a matter for decision by the Prime Minister appears to have sprung up ... More


United Kingdom From The Effect of Treaties in Domestic Law

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0053
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the United Kingdom, the capacity to conclude treaties is a matter of prerogative. Prerogative rights are those that are attributable alone to the Crown. The prerogative power of the Crown gives it ... More


The Prerogative in Foreign Affairs

F. A. Mann

in Foreign Affairs in English Courts

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255642
eISBN:
9780191681615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255642.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The conduct of foreign affairs is an executive act of government in which neither the Queen nor Parliament has any part. It is the Government which represents the State and determines its policy, ... More


Facts of State

F. A. Mann

in Foreign Affairs in English Courts

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255642
eISBN:
9780191681615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255642.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The facts, circumstances, and events which lie at the root of foreign affairs and their conduct by the Executive have conveniently been described as facts of State. These are facts which are ... More


Prerogative Power in Rome

Nomi Claire Lazar

in Extra-Legal Power and Legitimacy: Perspectives on Prerogative

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965533
eISBN:
9780199351343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965533.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the history and theory of the dictatorship in the Roman Republic. It addresses the question of why Romans had such an easygoing attitude towards prerogative. It is argued that, ... More


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