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    I've heard that Acts are not really Laws and that according to Blacks Law Dictionary, Acts only have the full force of Law, upon the consent of the governed.

    Does anyone know anything about this?
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    Acts of Parliament are pretty much the most primary form of a law there is. Once an Act gets royal assent, it's law.
    (Such laws will be made by Parliament, who were voted in, and therefore indirectly have consent from the governed, i.e. the public).
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    Yes to conform with thecrimsonidol, an act of Parliament becomes law once it is brought into force or enacted.
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    What about acts that sanction slavery? Are they laws? :holmes:
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    (Original post by TimmonaPortella)
    What about acts that sanction slavery? Are they laws? :holmes:
    Technically yes, if Parliament passed any.



    (Unless you're a legal naturalist and don't believe that a morall unjust law can really be law...see Lon Fuller. But that's another discussion)
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    very few people have the capacity to not be governed, i.e. they don't have a "person" (birth certificate / miss/mr etc )
 
 
 
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