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Name: Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c. 4).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005-03-24
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-2005-L-71754
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=71754&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 2009-06, Gisbert H. Flanz, Oceana New York, USA, ISBN: 978-0-139-00467-0, pp. 187-271
Act on-line Act on-line HMSO, United Kingdom (consulted on 2005-10-18)
Abstract/Citation: Modifies the office of Lord Chancellor and makes changes to the way in which some of the functions vested in that office are to be exercised. The Act also creates the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and abolishes the appellate jurisdiction of the House of Lords. It creates the Judicial Appointments Commission to select people for judicial appointments in England and Wales, and provides for judicial discipline in England and Wales. The Act modifies the jurisdiction of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and removes the right of the Lord President of the Council to sit judicially.
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