The Making of Laws

Once things were simpler; we had (in common law jurisdictions) laws created by custom (no more than what most people usually did), which turned into precedent, mostly solemnly followed by judges and laws made by the dictate of monarchs. Then, with the coming of Parliamentary democracy Parliaments made laws which they called statutes. Things became more complex.

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Find Out What is Missing

It is always easy to find what is wrong with what is in a set of rules, regulations and proposals; it is much harder o find what is missing from a set of rules regulations and proposals. When looking at these things you are not presented with a jigsaw puzzle with a few missing pieces, but a jigsaw puzzle with only a tiny fraction of the picture completed, sometimes less than that, and no pieces at all to fill in the remaining picture.  Continue reading