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Introduction to law in Wales
This free course, Introduction to law in Wales, gives a brief overview of the legal history in Wales from the 12th century, followed by an overview of devolution and referendums, the law making powers of the Welsh Assembly and the possible future for legal Wales.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand the process of devolution in Wales
- explain the ongoing development of the law-making powers of the Welsh Assembly
- understand the relationship between the Welsh Assembly and UK Parliament
- show an awareness of the ongoing developments in relation to a Welsh jurisdiction.
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Overview of legal regulation in Wales
- 2 Devolution in Wales: the beginning
- 3 Devolution in Wales: the modern era
- 4 How is law made in the Welsh Assembly?
- 5 Subordinate legislation in the National Assembly
- 6 The administration of justice
- 7 Summary of Welsh devolution
- 8 The debate on a separate Welsh jurisdiction
- 9 Conclusion
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