Essay on The Unwritten Constitution And The Separation Of Powers

1593 Words Dec 16th, 2016 7 Pages
Do they one might ask? It will be discussed throughout this essay how the unwritten constitution, parliament 's supremacy, the separation of powers, the rule of law and the voting process in which a party with majority gets voted in and how the different views of these parties may influence commonly held values. Commonly held values are values in which most of society hold to know the difference between right and wrong and what is reasonable or unreasonable. This is not to say that everyone will abide by such values, but at the very least if deviated from, may inflict guilt upon those who don’t, thus creating an understanding that there are values that people believe in, to maintain a harmonious society. It is these common values that arguably hold society together. It is when you add commonly held values within the context of the law, the law also dictates what is right and wrong, acceptable and unacceptable, but a problem arises at this point as a lot of questions may be asked and this is what will be explored within the following paragraphs.

Who decides what is right and wrong, who says a law is a law, who gives them the right to make such decisions. The answer is not a simple one, it certainly can be evaluated through a range of mediums.
If one looks at the unique way society is ruled by English law, it will be found that there is what is known as an unwritten constitution, English law has instead sources like, acts of parliament (legislation) and judicial decisions…

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