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Unwritten constitution

Britain is often said to have an unwritten constitution, as in there is no single constitutional document which defines the working of Britain's constitutional system. According to British theory, a collection of
  • Acts of parliament
  • decrees
  • conventions
  • traditions
  • royal prerogatives

together form its unwritten constitution. See British constitutional law.

Among the many key documents or conventions are the

Not all political scientists accept that Britain has an unwritten constitution. Some go as far as to insist that Britain, in the absence of a written constitution, has no constitution.

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