Constitutional Conventions: The Rules and Forms of Political Accountability

Paperback | April 30, 1999

byGeoffrey Marshall

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In Britain and other commonwealth countries, it is convention rather than law that determines many crucial questions of government behavior. This timely volume examines these major conventions and practices, including rules governing the activities of the Cabinet, the Prime Minister, and the
Crown; the doctrines of collective and individual responsibilities of ministers and to Parliament; and the principles of accountability applicable to public servants.

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In Britain and other commonwealth countries, it is convention rather than law that determines many crucial questions of government behavior. This timely volume examines these major conventions and practices, including rules governing the activities of the Cabinet, the Prime Minister, and theCrown; the doctrines of collective and indivi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:262 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.67 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019876202X

ISBN - 13:9780198762027

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`a fine assimilation of the main thoughts'M.S. Bryant, King's College