How are laws made? Criminal vs Civil law

In this lesson we will be learning how laws are made in England, and the difference between criminal and civil law. We will also focus on the role of Parliament in the law making process.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.When you respect a law and obey it, you are:

1/8

Q2.When a person breaks the law, they will receive:

2/8

Q3.You have to obey laws in other countries you are visiting.

3/8

Q4.Laws state...

4/8

Q5.The name for a collection of laws is...

5/8

Q6.Crossing the road in the USA where there is no pedestrian crossing is a crime called:

6/8

Q7.In England, the legal age for a person to have full criminal responsibility is:

7/8

Q8.The age at which you can get and sign your own passport is:

8/8

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.When you respect a law and obey it, you are:

1/8

Q2.When a person breaks the law, they will receive:

2/8

Q3.You have to obey laws in other countries you are visiting.

3/8

Q4.Laws state...

4/8

Q5.The name for a collection of laws is...

5/8

Q6.Crossing the road in the USA where there is no pedestrian crossing is a crime called:

6/8

Q7.In England, the legal age for a person to have full criminal responsibility is:

7/8

Q8.The age at which you can get and sign your own passport is:

8/8

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How are laws made? Criminal vs Civil law

Now you have completed the lesson, see how you get on testing yourself!

Q1.What is a constituency?

1/10

Q2.Which of these is NOT the role of an MP?

2/10

Q3.A proposal for a law is called a.....?

3/10

Q4.Laws that deal with thefts and assaults are....

4/10

Q5.How old do you have to be to vote in a general election in the UK?

5/10

Q6.How many MP's are there in the House of Commons?

6/10

Q7.Laws that deal with broken contracts are:

7/10

Q8.The Prime Minister forms their government. The other parties in the House of Commons form the....?

8/10

Q9.Who represents you in the House of Commons?

9/10

Q10.What is it called when a bill is presented in the Houses of Parliament?

10/10

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How are laws made? Criminal vs Civil law

Now you have completed the lesson, see how you get on testing yourself!

Q1.What is a constituency?

1/10

Q2.Which of these is NOT the role of an MP?

2/10

Q3.A proposal for a law is called a.....?

3/10

Q4.Laws that deal with thefts and assaults are....

4/10

Q5.How old do you have to be to vote in a general election in the UK?

5/10

Q6.How many MP's are there in the House of Commons?

6/10

Q7.Laws that deal with broken contracts are:

7/10

Q8.The Prime Minister forms their government. The other parties in the House of Commons form the....?

8/10

Q9.Who represents you in the House of Commons?

9/10

Q10.What is it called when a bill is presented in the Houses of Parliament?

10/10

Lesson summary: How are laws made? Criminal vs Civil law

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