The british Monarchy

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The British Monarchy There is no written document that could be called the Constitution of the UK. There are 3 distinctive features that have influenced Britain s social and political institutions: statute law, common law, conventions. Statute laws, which are written laws, are Acts of Parliament. They include rules of major importance for the history of the country, for example, the Bill of Rights(1689), which contains that there is no standing army at times of peace, a free elections of MP s, the freedom of speech in Parliament and the consent of Parliament for all laws. Common law is the body of traditional, unwritten laws of England, based on judges decisions and custom. The advancing of the Habeas Corpus Act(1679) orders that a person should be told by a judge why he or she is being ...

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