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The Scottish Parliament and law making
The Scottish Parliament and law making

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In this week you learnt about the law making processes of the UK Parliament. You have explored how Bills become law, the different types of Bill and begun to understand the UK Parliaments role in law making in relation to Scotland.

You should now be able to:

  • understand the law-making process in the UK Parliament
  • explain the difference between the House of Commons and House of Lords
  • explain the types of Bills introduced in the UK Parliament.

Next week you explore how acts of the Scottish Parliament are structured and cited (referenced).

You can now go to Week 5 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

Figure 14 Summary overview of Week 4