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THE CONSTITUTION AND ITS MOVEMENTS. Nature and elements of the Inquiry.
Necessity of studying institutions in their working, development,
and mutual dependence. Moral as well as legal elements in the Constitution. Sources of information as to its variable elements:—
I Acts of Parliament,
I Judicial decisions,
I Cnrrent interpretations of acknowledged principles, as shown
'deliberate utterances of statesmen, comments of scientific writers, - manifestations of popular feeling, reports of executive acts and their reception by Parliament and the public. Organic unity of the Constitution.
Necessity of treating every part of it in its relation to all the other parts.
THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT.
Section I.—Composition And Mutual Relations Op The
Parliament the organ of Constitutional change.