June/July 2009 (vol. 06/1)

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Unlike most other European countries, the UK makes law both through Parliament and by decisions of the courts. Diana Kloss explains.

MUCHof our law these days is in the form of legislation – laws made by Parliament – either primary legislation, like the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSW Act), or secondary or delegated legislation, like the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002. Only primary legislation has to pass through the full procedures in both Houses of Parliament ...

Diana Kloss is a barrister, part-time employment judge, Acas arbitrator and author.

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Occupational Health at Work June/July 2009 (vol. 06/1) pp37

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