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Public Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Sixth Edition

Colin Faragher

August 2019

ISBN: 9780198840527

280 pages

In Stock


Price: £12.99

Highest quality revision and study guides for use alongside core reading to help consolidate knowledge, focus revision, and maximise potential



Public Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.

  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can approach your exams with confidence
  • Clear, concise, and easy-to-use helping you get the most out of your revision
  • Full of learning features and tips to show you how best to impress your examiner
  • Revision guides you can rely on: trusted by lecturers, loved by students
  • There is a wide array of accompanying online resources, including interactive, key cases flashcards, self-test questions and advice on revision and exam technique

New to this edition

  • Full consideration of the constitutional issues raised by and the legal effect of the provisions of the European Referendum Act 2015, the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017, and the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018
  • Within the process of leaving the European Union, consideration of the constitutional status of the Sewel Convention, legislative consent motion procedure, the use of secondary legislation by the executive to amend law and the separation of powers implications of Henry VIII clauses, the constitutional role of the House of Lords in scrutinising and amending primary legislation, Speakers' Rulings in the House of Commons on Points of Order and Contempt of Parliament, the whip system, and back bench revolts
  • Details of the current state of legislative and executive devolution in Northern Ireland
  • A revised and expanded chapter on the rule of law

About the Author(s)

Colin Faragher, Formerly Senior Lecturer in Law, University of West London

Table of Contents

    1:Introduction to constitutional law
    2:Sources of constitutional law: constitutional conventions
    3:The rule of law
    4:The separation of powers
    5:The monarchy and the Royal Prerogative
    6:The executive: central, devolved, and local government
    7:Parliament and the legislative process
    8:The sovereignty of parliament
    9:European Union law and institutions
    10:Introduction to administrative law: the foundations and extent of judicial review
    11:Grounds for judicial review: illegality
    12:Grounds for judicial review: irrationality, proportionality, merits based judicial review and the Human Rights Act 1998
    13:Grounds for judicial review: procedural impropriety, natural justice, and legitimate expectation
    14:Introduction to human rights in UK law
    15:Police powers, public order and terrorism

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