- Works of authority in the British constitution
Works of authority in the British constitution are books written by constitutional theorists that are considered part of the constitution.
The two most prominent works of authority are "An Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution"
1885by A.V. Dicey and "A Practical Treatise on the Law, Privileges, Proceedings and Usage of Parliament" ("Parliamentary Practise") 1844by Erskine May. The former is now a historical document, while the latter is regularly updated to reflect developments in parliamentary procedure.
* [http://www.constitution.org/cmt/avd/law_con.htm An Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution]
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