AQA Law AS (7161)Topic Question

3.1 The nature of law and the English legal system

Nature of law

The rule of law

Law making: parliamentary law making

Law making: delegated legislation

Law making: statutory interpretation

Law making: judicial precedent

Law making: law reform

Law making: the European Union

The legal system: the civil courts and other forms of dispute resolution

The legal system: the criminal courts and lay people

The legal system: legal personnel and the judiciary

The legal system: access to justice and funding

3.2 Criminal law

The rules of criminal law

General elements of liability

Non-fatal offences against the person

3.3 Tort

The rules of tort law

Liability in negligence for physical injury to people and damage to property

Occupiers' liability

Remedy of compensatory damages