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Delegated Legislation: Three Lectures

ISBN13: 9781316606902
Published: April 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £14.99

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Originally published in 1921, this book presents the content of three lectures delivered during the April of that year in Cambridge. Each lecture is divided over two chapters. The text provides an account of delegated legislation and its replacement of prerogative legislation. The benefits of delegation are discussed, alongside the ways in which liberties, if imperilled, can be protected by safeguards. Appendices are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in legal history and British legislative practice.

Legal History
1. Introductory
2. Effect on the statute book
3. The case for delegation
4. Safeguards
5. Form and publication
6. Historical development
Appendix 1. Rules Publication Act, 1893, and Treasury regulations made thereunder
Appendix 2. List of official publications relating to statutory rules and orders
Appendix 3. Specimen rules and orders
Index of statutes cited
Index of cases cited
General index.