United Kingdom Legal system

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Legal system: common law system; has nonbinding judicial review of Acts of Parliament under the Human Rights Act of 1998

Definition: This entry contains a brief description of the legal system's historical roots, role in government, and acceptance of International Court of Justice (ICJ) jurisdiction.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014

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