The Ministry of UK

The Ministry of uk

The Ministry of UK. The term Ministry is used in two senses. Sometimes it is used to mean Cabinet as if the two terms are synonymous. Sometimes it is used to mean both the Cabinet and other Ministers who are not members of the Cabinet. The second meaning is preferable. When a new Prime Minister … Read more

The Privy Council in UK

The Privy Council in UK

The powers of the Crown are exercised through different agencies. Some are exercised by Ministers acting singly in the Departments over which they preside, some are performed by the Privy Council and its various Committees, some by the Cabinet and some are carried on with the help of the permanent Civil Servants. It will, therefore, … Read more

Origin of the Party System in USA

Origin of the Party System in usa

Origin of the Party System in the USA. Political parties are indispensable for the working of a democratic government; without them, says MacIver, ‘‘there can be no unified statement of principle, no orderly evolution of policy, no regular resort to the constitutional device of parliamentary elections nor of course any of the recognized institutions using … Read more

Development of the Constitution

Development of the Constitution

Development of the Constitution of The UK does not have a single codified constitution; instead, the constitution is formed from several sources, including statute, common or case law, and international treaties. Even then, they had to act following the law and take into account the people’s will. Development of the UK constitution:- From the above description, we note one … Read more

The Salient Features of the Constitution

The salient features of the Constitution

The salient features of the Constitution are that it is uncodified; flexible; traditionally unitary but now debatably a union state; monarchical; parliamentary; and based on a bedrock of important constitutional doctrines and principles: parliamentary sovereignty, the rule of law, separation of powers. The Salient Features of the Constitution:- From the nature of the Constitution flow … Read more

Federal Unions

Examples of Federal Unions: Where several states unite themselves together under common sovereignty and establish a common central government for the administration of certain affairs of general concern, or where some provinces or dependencies are by a unilateral act of their common superior transformed into largely autonomous self-governing communities, we hate a federal union, as … Read more

Confederations

Confederations

Confederations’ character: Definitions of confederations, like those of states, are multifarious, and no useful purpose would be served by quoting them. Most authors agree that a confederation is a union or association of states formed to promote or achieve certain specific objects, especially the maintenance of their common external security. Unlike those who unite to … Read more

Personal and Real Unions

Personal and Real Unions

Personal and Real Unions. A real union is a union of two or more states, which share some state institutions in contrast to personal unions; however, they are not as unified as states in a political. It is a development from the personal union and has historically been limited to monarchies. Personal Unions:- A personal … Read more

Nature of the British Constitution

Nature of the British Constitution

Nature of the British Constitution. In almost every country In the world, except the United Kingdom, the terin ‘Constitution’ means a selection or the legal rules that delineate that country’s government, which have Leen embodied in one or several documents. Such a document ray have been drawn up either by a Constituent Assembly or the … Read more