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The Separation of Powers in the Contemporary Constitution: Judicial Competence and Independence in the United Kingdom

  title={The Separation of Powers in the Contemporary Constitution: Judicial Competence and Independence in the United Kingdom},
  author={Roger Masterman},
Roger Masterman examines the dividing lines between the powers of the judicial branch of government and those of the executive and legislative branches in the light of two of the most significant constitutional reforms of recent years: the Human Rights Act (1998) and Constitutional Reform Act (2005). Both statutes have implications for the separation of powers within the United Kingdom constitution. The Human Rights Act brings the judges into much closer proximity with the decisions of… 
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