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PART I. FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF THE CONSTITUTION ; 1. The meaning of a constitution ; 2. Separation of powers ; 3. Rule of law ; 4. The royal prerogative ; 5. The legislative supremacy of parliament ; PART II. THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK OF THE CONSTITUTION ; 6. Parliament ; 7. The European Community and the European Union ; 8. The structure of the United Kingdom and devolution ; PART III. SOURCES OF PUBLIC LAW ; 9. Primary and secondary legislation ; 10. EU law ; 11. Constitutional conventions and judge-made law ; PART IV. JUDICIAL REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION ; 12. The nature of judicial review ; 13. The grounds for judicial review ; 14. Judicial review remedies ; PART V. ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF REDRESS ; 15. Tribunals, inquiries and the ombudsmen remedy ; PART VI. CIVIL LIBERTIES ; 16. Freedoms and liberties in the UK ; 17. Freedom of expression ; 18. Police powers ; 19. Freedom of assembly and public order