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Parliament can make or unmake any law whatever and nobody can challenge or set aside the will of Parliament This quote is a very short but to the point explanation for Parliamentary Sovereignty This means that Parliament is answerable to no one and can make new laws abolish old ones and adapt existing ones as they go along However the sovereignty of Parliament is questionable since we joined the European Union because we would have to adhere to any ruling laid down by European law even if it should go against the will of Parliament The House of Commons and The House of Lords make up two thirds of Parliament There is a third power The Judiciary which is a totally separate body that is in place to implement and enforce the legislature that Parliament creates This has to be a completely stand-alone establishment with no ties or connection to Parliament Without this Separation of Powers it is possible that the public may not get a fair and impartial trial because Parliament could have to much influence over the judges This in turn could give the Government to much power they are often the ones which propose a new law to Parliament and we may become a tyrannical society The Courts must follow the laws of Parliament and cannot ever challenge them if they think they are ineffective or ridiculous The Separation of Powers is an essential part of our unwritten constitution To strengthen the separate role of the Courts Judges are very well paid and their salaries are not subject to Parliamentary review which helps to protect them from politically influenced pressure They also have excellent job security so that they are able to pass judgement on everyone who breaks the law including those in power without fear of losing their jobs There are three different approaches to statutory interpretation the Literal Rule the Golden Rule and the Mischief Rule Here are some examples
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