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Constitutional Cases: Jackson v Attorney General [2005] UKHL 56

Upholds the legality of the Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949, limiting the House of Lords' legislative powers. It is a House of Lords case noted for containing obiter comments by the Judiciary acting in their official capacity suggesting that there may be limits to parliamentary sovereignty.The appellants all, have an interest in fox- hunting. They wish that activity to continue. They challenge the legal. The appellants in this 2005 case sought to argue that the Hunting Act 2004 was not an Act of Parliament and therefore had no legal effect.

Nevertheless, the supremacy of Parliament is still the general principle of UK constitution. It is a construct of the common law. The judges created this principle.

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