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Constitutional Theory

Geoffrey Marshall

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198761211
eISBN:
9780191695148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198761211.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book examines the nature and role of the many conventions which, rather than laws, are instrumental in determining many important questions of Government behaviour in Britain and other ... More


The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Chris Himsworth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The first critical study of the 1985 international treaty that guarantees the status of local self-government (local autonomy). Chris Himsworth analyses the text of the 1985 European Charter of Local ... More


Implementation and Enforcement of Ethics Rules in the Executive Branch: How Big Are the Gaps in the System?

RICHARD W. PAINTER

in Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the organizational structure used for the implementation and enforcement of ethics rules, how it works, and ways in which is could be improved. Topics covered include the power ... More


Dissolution on Prime Minister's or Cabinet's Advice? 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers whether the proposal to dissolve the Lok Sabha is the prime minister's sole prerogative, or whether it should be based on a decision by his council of ministers. It describes ... More


Regulating Government Contracts

A C L Davies

in The Public Law of Government Contracts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199287390
eISBN:
9780191713484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287390.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter introduces the regulatory regime for government contracts in English law, highlighting three key features of that regime. First, although government contracts are commonly thought of as ... More


The Centre and Law and Order in the States: Article 355 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0054
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents a description of Article 355 of the Constitution. Article 355 was not entirely born in sin, but it was conceived in murky circumstances. Article 355 reads: 'It shall be the duty ... More


Conclusions

Charles O.H. Parkinson

in Bills of Rights and Decolonization: The Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231935
eISBN:
9780191716157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231935.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter summarizes the findings of this book as to the reasons for the emergence of bills of rights in Britain's overseas territories between 1950 and 1962. It draws together the findings in ... More


International and European Procurement Regulation

Christopher McCrudden

in Buying Social Justice: Equality, Government Procurement, and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232420
eISBN:
9780191716058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232420.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter presents an introduction to the international and European procurement regimes. Topics discussed include the origins of international and European procurement regulation, the Government ... More


Madison's Nightmare: How Executive Power Threatens American Democracy

Peter M. Shane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226749396
eISBN:
9780226749426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749426.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The George W. Bush administration's ambitious claims of unilateral executive authority raised deep concerns among constitutional scholars, civil libertarians, and ordinary citizens alike. But Bush's ... More


The Financial Resources of Government: Institutions

Terence Daintith and Alan Page

in The Executive in the Constitution: Structure, Autonomy, and Internal Control

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268703
eISBN:
9780191683558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268703.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes and analyzes the internal institutions of the executive with competences in the field of finance: the Treasury; other bodies concerned with efficiency and economy; the ... More


Taking Wales Seriously *

Richard Rawlings

in Sceptical Essays on Human Rights

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246687
eISBN:
9780191714603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246687.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the legal protection of human rights in Wales, which now has its own distinctive regime of entrenched provisions and is subject to the general law of the United Kingdom in the ... More


Drinking Water Supply

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses some of the initiatives that have been taken to regulate water supply. These include legal instruments that cover water supply in general and a number of more specific ... More


French Constitutional Law

John Bell

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259480
eISBN:
9780191681967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259480.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides a presentation of judicial review of legislation in contemporary France. Created by the Constitution of the Fifth Republic in 1958, the Conseil constitutionnel has had an ... More


International Regulation

Peter Trepte

in Regulating Procurement: Understanding the Ends and Means of Public Procurement Regulation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267751
eISBN:
9780191683350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267751.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the international regulation of procurement. An international system of procurement regulation refers to a system of regulation which imposes common procurement rules to be ... 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


Introduction

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter provides an introduction to the European Charter of Local Self-Government (its purpose and content), the Council of Europe, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, and to the ... More


Charter Origins

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The chapter explores the history of the European Charter of Local Self-Government’s emergence as a Council of Europe treaty. It includes discussion of Seelisberg Declaration (1950) and the ... More


The Charter’s Text and Additional Protocol

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter provides a textual analysis of the European Charter of Local Self-Government’s provisions, article by article and includes the Charter’s complete text and of its Explanatory Report, ... More


The Institutions and Procedures of Charter Implementation and Enforcement

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

One of the European Charter of Local Self-Government’s principal distinguishing features is the process of monitoring of state performance under the Charter by the Congress of Local and Regional ... More


Charter Interpretation and Application

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The monitoring procedures (including, in particular, the resulting reports and recommendations) discussed in chapter 4 have produced a rich ‘jurisprudence’ which, along with that produced by judicial ... More


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