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This course will enable you:
• To identify the role of law in solving policy challenges
• To influence the development of policy through legal innovation
• To overcome obstacles to turning policy into legislation
• To understand the process of making new laws


Introduction to law making
• Sources and Origins of Law
• Types of Law
• The Common Law system
• Continental legal systems and the Napoleonic Code
• Law and the constitution
• Key legal principles examined from English criminal law, law of torts, contract law

The Law Makers – government systems compared
• Institutions of government
• Separation of powers
• Role of the Judiciary
• How the Legislature functions
• The Westminster model
• The presidential system
• Scrutiny of the Law Makers

Effective Policy Making
• What is policy?
• Sources of policy
• Role and responsibilities in policy making
• Setting policy priorities
• The process of turning policy into new laws
• Gaining buy-in to legal change

The Law Making process
• From policy to the draft Bill
• Who does what in making legislation?
• Stages of the process
• Legislative timetables
• Assessing regulatory impact
• How the Bill team functions

Getting results with law making
• Constraints on the process of making laws
• Amending and developing the law
• Compliance and enforcement
• Avoidance and evasion
• Is legal compliance voluntary?

Dates Avaliable

17th - 21st




Departmental Policy makers; Government personnel; Parliamentary officials; Assistants to legislator; Members of parliament, senators and assembly members; Legal advisors and practitioners; Corporate advisors; Public affairs professionals

Further Information

- Brochure


  • Location: London
  • Telephone: 0333 443 2712
  • Residential: No
  • Course Title: Law-Making
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Cost: £2507 (Ex VAT)
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