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The Sanction by Which the Conventions of the Constitution are Enforced

  • A. V. Dicey

Abstract

What is the sanction by which obedience to the conventions of the constitution is at bottom enforced?

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Public Opinion Constitutional Rule Personal Influence Conventional Rule Political Morality 
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Notes

  1. 1.
    See Jennings, Cabinet Government (3rd ed., 1959), p. 420.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 1.
    Bagehot, English Constitution (1872 ed.), Intro. pp. xxxv, xxxvi.Google Scholar
  3. 2.
    Or, as in 1832 and 1911, by the threat of its use, e.g. to create peers. See Jennings, Cabinet Government (3rd ed., 1959), pp. 428 448, esp. 445.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1979

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