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This series of interviews, followed by a lecture, provides a unique insight in the process by which legislation is created in the United Kingdom. All the interviewees are involved in the making of legislation in Whitehall, in Parliament or in the wider worlds of politics.
These materials were produced by the Statute Law Society, an educational charity devoted to promoting knowledge and understanding about legislation and the legislative process (http://www.statutelawsociety.org), and the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law (http://www.iecl.ox.ac.uk/), with the support of the UK Centre for Legal Education (http://www.ukcle.ac.uk/) and law firm Herbert Smith LLP (http://www.herbertsmith.com).
Academic institutions wishing to order a free set of DVDs with all the interviews and the lecture for educational purposes should write to statutelaw@aol.com

Statute Law: Making Legislation Oxford University

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This series of interviews, followed by a lecture, provides a unique insight in the process by which legislation is created in the United Kingdom. All the interviewees are involved in the making of legislation in Whitehall, in Parliament or in the wider worlds of politics.
These materials were produced by the Statute Law Society, an educational charity devoted to promoting knowledge and understanding about legislation and the legislative process (http://www.statutelawsociety.org), and the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law (http://www.iecl.ox.ac.uk/), with the support of the UK Centre for Legal Education (http://www.ukcle.ac.uk/) and law firm Herbert Smith LLP (http://www.herbertsmith.com).
Academic institutions wishing to order a free set of DVDs with all the interviews and the lecture for educational purposes should write to statutelaw@aol.com

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    01. Introduction to Making Legislation series

    01. Introduction to Making Legislation series

    Phillip Sales, High Court Judge and Statute Law Society member introduces the Making Legislation series which will look at how new laws are created.

    • 48 sec
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    02. The Politician: How a Government Minister gets proposals accepted for presentation as part of the Government's legislative programme

    02. The Politician: How a Government Minister gets proposals accepted for presentation as part of the Government's legislative programme

    How a Government Minister gets proposals accepted for presentation as part of the Government's legislative programme. Interview with Lord Falconer of Thoroton, former Lord Chancellor.

    • 13 min
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    03. The Politician: A Minister's role in taking a Bill through Parliament

    03. The Politician: A Minister's role in taking a Bill through Parliament

    Interview with Lord Falconer on a minister's role in taking a Bill through Parliament.

    • 14 min
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    04. The Departmental Lawyer: The process within a Government Department for development of the policy ideas underlying legislative proposals

    04. The Departmental Lawyer: The process within a Government Department for development of the policy ideas underlying legislative proposals

    Interview with Michelle Dyson, Departmental Lawyer on the process within a Government Department for development of the policy ideas underlying legislative proposals.

    • 13 min
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    05. The Departmental Lawyer: The detailed development by a Government Department of proposals for legislation

    05. The Departmental Lawyer: The detailed development by a Government Department of proposals for legislation

    Interview with Michelle Dyson, Departmental Lawyer, on the detailed development by a Government Department of proposals for legislation.

    • 13 min
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    06. The Departmental Lawyer: The role of officials in a department in handling the passage of a Bill through Parliament

    06. The Departmental Lawyer: The role of officials in a department in handling the passage of a Bill through Parliament

    Interview with Michelle Dyson, a Departmental Lawyer, on the role of officials in a department in handling the passage of a Bill through Parliament.

    • 12 min

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