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Law-Making and Legislative Drafting

London Corporate Training
Course summary
Professional Training
10 days
5,900 GBP excl. VAT
London
Course Dates
London
5,900 GBP
12/09/2022

Training Course Content

This Law-Making and Legislative Drafting course will cover:

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?

Legislative Instruments Under the Microscope

  • Types of legislation
  • Primary and secondary legislation
  • Dissecting a statute
  • Structure and elements of an Act of Parliament
  • Assembling the machinery of an Act
  • Problems with how laws work

Drafting Legislation

  • Principles of drafting
  • Alternative approaches
  • Planning your draft
  • Writing for the reader
  • Using plain English
  • Dos and Don’ts in drafting
  • Writing instructions for the parliamentary draftsman

Stakeholder Participation in Law-Making

  • The need for involvement
  • Formal and informal consultation
  • Consultation processes
  • The draft Bill and consultation
  • Ethical lobbying
  • The role of the public affairs professional

Turning Policy into Practice

  • Why do some laws fail to achieve their objectives?
  • Effective and ineffective law making
  • Education, communication and legal effectiveness
  • The challenge of over-complex laws
  • How to address legal effectiveness issues
  • Alternatives to law making – nudge theory

Why choose London Corporate Training

We have trained over 2,500 delegates from almost 600 client organisations

Complimentary Heathrow transfer (one-way)

Endorsed by various organisational and subject specific accrediting bodies

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London Corporate Training (LCT)

London Corporate Training have been established in the education, consulting and training industries for two decades. They work as a training team from their head office in London and aim to ensure all of their course participants receive the highest...


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3 Shortlands, Hammersmith
W6 8DA London

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Reviews

Average rating 4.8

Based on 16 reviews.

Legal Advisor, Qatari Diar
I have had a great time. The lecturers helped me achieve my objectives for the course. Special thanks to the customer service team as well for their efforts.
Deputy Director of Legal and Prosecution Departments, City Hall of Kuala Lumpur
Overall, I enjoyed the course. The consultants are very accommodative and resourceful.
Legal Specialist, Communications and Info Tech commission
I have learned much from this course. The trainers were very informative and helpful, and the course materials have covered various legal issues. I enjoyed the court visit too - it was insightful to experience how the UK system works. Last but not least, thanks for all the staff working at LCT.
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