Importance Of Constitutional Law
The highest form of domestic law in the UK constitution is the Act of Parliament since the Bills of Rights 1689. The basic principle of constitution in the UK is the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty.
Constitutional statutes are pieces of legislation which condition the legal relationship between citizens and state in some general, over-arching manner, or which enlarge …show more content…
However, they limit the use of legal power. They are sometimes known as political mechanism for restraining the excessive use of power. They are sometimes known as to ‘provide the flesh which clothes the dry bones of the law’. Constitutional conventions are usually not enforced in courts as can be seen in Attorney General v Jonathan Cape Ltd and Times Newspapers  QB 752 (QB) (Crossman Diaries case) notes. They are also usually unwritten. However, there are exceptions to this. For instance, Ministerial Code and Cabinet Manual