Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Quasi-constitutional Statutes

  • Constitutional and Quasi-Constitutional Statutes

    –Adam Perry, Lecturer in Law, Queen Mary University of London  Some statutes have ‘constitutional’ or ‘quasi-constitutional’ status. What is the legal significance of a statute’s constitutional or quasi-constitutional status? The answer is different in different jurisdictions. In Britain, Canada, and some other jurisdictions, the answers are different than they once were.