Embracing 'Constitutional' Legislation: Towards Fundamental Law?

22 Pages Posted: 8 Aug 2014 Last revised: 19 Aug 2014

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Mark Elliott

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Date Written: August 14, 2014

Abstract

This paper considers the notion of "constitutional" legislation as advanced by Laws LJ in Thoburn v Sunderland City Council and comments on the possible implications for the UK constitution of recognising such a class of statutes.

Keywords: constitutional law, constitutional statutes, constitutional legislation

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K30

Suggested Citation

Elliott, Mark C., Embracing 'Constitutional' Legislation: Towards Fundamental Law? (August 14, 2014). University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 48/2014. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2359961 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2359961

Mark C. Elliott (Contact Author)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law ( email )

10 West Road
Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
United Kingdom

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