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2 Sources of law in Scotland

Before moving on to consider how law is made in Scotland and how the legal system works, it is important to understand what the sources of law are. By this we mean locating authoritative statements of the laws that are applied to determine rights, duties and remedies and understanding where these laws come from raises another question: who or what has the authority to make laws and why?

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Intro to Humanism: Part 1
Part 1: Defining Humanism, Part 1 of a 6 part series.
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4 Unit summary

Sound recording really took off once the public's demand for recorded music had been acknowledged. The choice of technology, cylinder or disc, was determined more by the selection of the artist and material than the quality of the sound. Development of disc technology was slow due to the lack of better alternatives, remaining substantially unchanged for over fifty years. The development of radio broadcasting caused a slump in the record industry but eventually it not only provided improvement
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2.2 Pressure in the atmosphere

The sounds we hear generally consist of rapid fluctuations of air pressure in the atmosphere that surrounds us. Sound can also be transmitted through other media, for instance water, so not all sound consists of fluctuations in air pressure. However, for the purposes of this discussion I shall confine myself to sound in air.

These fluctuations in air pressure are caused by a local disturbance to the air pressure, which might be sudden and transient – for example, when a paper bag is b
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5.2.3 Risk assessment

The risk assessment task is also carried out at unit level, in light of policies set out in Stages 1 to 3 and for the assets identified in Stage 4.1.

  • Stages 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4: identify the risks

  • Stage 4.2 determines systematically the possible threats to the assets identified in the asset identification part of the process. (Clause 4.2.1(d)(2))

  • Stage 4.3 identifies vulnerabilities that might allow tho
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3.4 What play means to children

So far in this section we have been exploring whether or not play is valuable and worthwhile, but in doing so we have been operating within an educational framework and thinking about ways in which play may, or may not, support young children's learning and development. Strandell argues that practitioners tend to:

put phenomena and children into fixed categories of meaning: to know what a child is and what he or sh
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2 Finding evidence

If the purpose of monitoring is to ensure that policies and plans are being put into action, it follows that governors should be focusing their attention on finding evidence that supports this.

Governors are not inspectors, and need to be aware of the danger that they could impinge on the role of the headteacher through inappropriate involvement in day-to-day monitoring, rather than operating at the strategic level.

How monitoring is undertaken is a matter for each individual gove
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Russian Christmas Traditions
Russian Christmas traditions involve many unique holiday activities. (01:50)

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3.3 Evaluation during implementation of a project

At this stage the project activities are monitored to determine how their timing, quality and cost match the plan. The results of this monitoring are reviewed to see whether the plan needs to be modified. New environmental conditions may indicate the need to change the organisation's strategic direction. It might be necessary in that case to re-align the project, so that the outcomes relate to the new direction. In some cases it may be necessary to abort the project, if it is no longer approp
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Who Leads, Who Follows? A Multi-level Perspective of Energy Transitions in the Transport Sector
Part of the Transitioning towards Electric Vehicles seminar series held at the Transport Studies Unit of the Oxford University Centre for the Environment. The electrification of the vehicle fleet involves a mass of actions to be taken by European, national and local government, a range of industries and consumers. It involves coordination between transport and energy policy if the benefits of decarbonisation are to be realised. The changes must also fit (and compete for resources) with broader p
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The Worst Form of Government? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Beatrix Campbell, Professor Peter Hallward, Dr Edward Kanterian | Winston Churchill famously described democracy as ‘the worst form of government except for all the others that have been tried’. While not exactly a resounding endorsement, something like this sentiment is strongly held by most people in Western societies. Those who challenge it are branded ‘extremists’ or ‘ideologues’, with special suspicion reserved for those who incorporate unfamiliar cultural or religio
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Amaze your friends with some math magic. Have a friend roll the dice and then stack them one on top of the other. Predict the total of the five hidden numbers. (01:46)
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3.3.6 Summary of the system of precedent

The basis of the system of precedent is the principle of stare decisis and this requires a later court to use the same reasoning as an earlier court where the two cases raise the same legal issues. For example:

  • House of Lords’ decisions are binding on all other courts in the legal system, except the House of Lords itself.

  • The Court of Appeal is bound by previous decisions of the House of Lords. The Court of Appeal generally is a
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21L.015 Introduction to Media Studies (MIT)
Introduction to Media Studies is designed for students who have grown up in a rapidly changing global multimedia environment and want to become more literate and critical consumers and producers of media. Through an interdisciplinary comparative and historical lens, the course defines "media" broadly as including oral, print, performance, photographic, broadcast, cinematic, and digital cultural forms and practices. The course looks at the nature of mediated communication, the functions of media,
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1.1 Early observations

Some of the earliest observations of macromolecules within living cells were of nucleic acids in the form of chromosomes. These long dark-staining objects, which became visible in the nucleus of cells at specific stages of cell division, were large enough to be detected using primitive light microscopes. Giant polytene chromosomes, found in certain cells such as the salivary gland cells of Drosophila (see Figure 1a), contain many thousands of copies of each chromosomal DNA align
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11.431J Real Estate Finance and Investment (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the most fundamental concepts, principles, analytical methods and tools useful for making investment and finance decisions regarding commercial real estate assets. As the first of a two-course sequence, this course will focus on the basic building blocks and the "micro" level, which pertains to individual properties and deals.
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Presentatie bedrijfseconomie over verkoopverrichtingen in de boekhouding.


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