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Content description VCCCL023

Civics and Citizenship / Levels 7 and 8 / Laws and Citizens
Content description
Compare how laws are made in Australia, including through parliaments (statutory law) and courts (common law), and explain different types of laws, including executive law (delegated law), criminal law, civil law and the place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander customary law
  1. comparing some examples of statutes and common laws and the way they are made
  2. distinguishing statutory and common law from executive law (delegated law)
  3. discussing examples of recent laws passed through parliaments that enact government policy
  4. explaining the difference between criminal law and civil law
  5. considering the significance of customary law for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  6. describe an example of the process of law making
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