Our legal system has never operated on the basis that hypothetical questions are put to courts.
This led Walter Bagehot to declare the "nearly complete fusion" of the roles in the nineteenth century. Of course this characterisation of the contemporary judicial function was a misnomer then, and if anything, time has proven that the UKSC is a different type of constitutional entity to the institution which preceded it.
QB deals with judicial review. More Constitutional Law Samples. This post represents the views of the author and not those of the Brexit blog, nor the LSE.
Between andthe government had a safe majority which made the scrutiny of the government more difficult, although not impossible. Montesquieu took the view that the Roman Republic had powers separated so that no one could usurp complete power.