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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

    • video
    13. How Statute Law is Made Lecture

    13. How Statute Law is Made Lecture

    Lecture by Stephen Laws, First Parliamentary Council, on the making of statutes. Given at the University of Oxford on 11 October 2010.

    • 45 min
    • video
    12. The Law Commissioner: The role of the Law Commission in the Legislative Process

    12. The Law Commissioner: The role of the Law Commission in the Legislative Process

    Interview with Lord Justice Etherton, Chairman of the Law Commission 2006-2009, on the role of the Law Commission in the legislative process.

    • 24 min
    • video
    11. The Legal Adviser: The Role of the Joint Committee on Human Rights in the Legislative Process

    11. The Legal Adviser: The Role of the Joint Committee on Human Rights in the Legislative Process

    Interview with Murray Hunt, Legal Adviser to Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights on the role of the Joint Committee on Human Rights in the legislative process.

    • 21 min
    • video
    10. Parliamentary Officials: The Parliamentary procedure for making an Act of Parliament

    10. Parliamentary Officials: The Parliamentary procedure for making an Act of Parliament

    Interview with Parliamentary officials David Natzler from the Public Bill Office in the House of Commons and Sarah Jones from the House of Lords on The Parliamentary procedure for making an Act of Parliament.

    • 27 min
    • video
    09. The Drafter: Pre-legislative scrutiny of Bills and the role of Parliamentary Counsel as a Bill proceeds through Parliament

    09. The Drafter: Pre-legislative scrutiny of Bills and the role of Parliamentary Counsel as a Bill proceeds through Parliament

    Interview with Stephen Laws, First Parliamentary Counsel, on pre-legislative scrutiny of Bills and the role of Parliamentary Counsel as a Bill proceeds through Parliament.

    • 15 min
    • video
    08. The Drafter: How Parliamentary Counsel sets about drafting an Act of Parliament

    08. The Drafter: How Parliamentary Counsel sets about drafting an Act of Parliament

    Interview with Stephen Laws, First Parliamentary Counsel, on how Parliamentary Counsel sets about drafting an Act of Parliament.

    • 17 min

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