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Thomas and McGourlay: English Legal System Concentrate

Diagnostic test - where do I need to concentrate?

Instructions

Answer the following questions and then press 'Submit' to get your score.

Question 1

Chapter 1. What kind of "system" does England and Wales operate under?

Question 2

Chapter 1. Which of the following statements best describes the function of a legal system?

Question 3

Chapter 2. When does an Act of Parliament enter into force?

Question 4

Chapter 2. 'Ping pong' is the informal name given to which of the following situations?

Question 5

Chapter 3. Which of the following is the correct statement as to the binding authority of the High Court on another High Court case?

Question 6

Chapter 3. Which of the following statements best describes the judicial act of distinguishing a case?

Question 7

Chapter 4. What is the European Parliament?

Question 8

Chapter 4. Which for the following is not an absolute right guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights?

Question 9

Chapter 5. Which of the following is the correct statement of law in relation to the burden of proof in criminal and civil cases?

Question 10

Chapter 5. What is the role of the Court of Justice of the European Union?

Question 11

Chapter 6. Which of the following bodies regulates the conduct of solicitors in England and Wales?

Question 12

Chapter 6. Which of the following accurately reflects the routes to qualification for barristers?

Question 13

Chapter 7. In order to try a defendant for a summary offence in the magistrates' court, the information must be laid before him within what time period?

Question 14

Chapter 7. Magistrates' may issue fines to defendants convicted of offences according to the standard scale. How much is a fine on level 3 of the scale?

Question 15

Chapter 8. Which of the following accurately reflects the situation where the County Court and High Court shares concurrent jurisdiction in a case?

Question 16

Chapter 8. Which of the following accurately reflects the law regarding defendant admissions under the Civil Procedure Rules 1998?

Question 17

Chapter 9. What work is undertaken by Citizen Advice?

Question 18

Chapter 9. What are damages based agreements (DBAs)?